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Granite drinking fountain erected when Footscray became a city in 1891 commemorates the dates in the development of Footscray. It was presented to the people by the retiring Mayor J.Cuming. Independent, Footscray, 22nd August 1891.

Location

Address:Napier & Hyde Streets, Town Hall, Footscray, 3011
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.804538
Long: 144.901184
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Monument Designer:Mr Taylor

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 17th August, 1891
Front Inscription

Footscray Municipality 1859, A. Dove, Chairman. Borough 1863, P. Hayes, Mayor. Town 1887, D.Newell, Mayor. City 1891, J. Cuming, Mayor. Jubilee 1909, W.H. Fielding, Mayor

Source: VMR
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