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A plaque commemorates 150 years of local government to the citizens of Eaglehawk and recognises the creation of the municipality in 1862. 

The Borough of Eaglehawk was a local government area which covered the northwestern suburbs of the regional city of Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. The borough covered an area of 14.54 square kilometres (5.6 sq mi), and existed from 1862 until 1994.

Eaglehawk was first incorporated as a borough on 29 July 1862. It had nine councillors, who represented the entire borough.

On 7 April 1994, the Borough of Eaglehawk was abolished, and, along with the City of Bendigo, the Rural City of Marong, and the Shires of Huntly and Strathfieldsaye, was merged into the newly created City of Greater Bendigo. 

Location

Address:Peg Leg & Sailors Gully Roads, Eaglehawk Town Hall, Eaglehawk, 3556
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.717276
Long: 144.251261
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Actual Event STart Date:29-July-1862
Actual Event End Date:29-July-2012

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 29th July, 2012
Front Inscription
                29 July 2012
Commemorating 150 years of Local Government 
services to the citizens of Eaglehawk 
    and recognising the creation of the 
       Municipality of Eaglehawk 
              29 July 1862

Mrs Bev Hanson  
President  
Eaglehawk Heritage Society

Cr Alec Sandner 
Mayor
City of Greater Bendigo              
Source: MA
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