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Geelong Centenary : 28-August-2011
Geelong Centenary : 28-August-2011
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Plaque commemorates the centenary of the proclamation of Geelong as a town. The Governor, Sir Richard Bourke declared Geelong a town on October 26, 1938. 

As honorary general , secretary to the Geelong Centenary celebrations committee, Mr. A. L. Walter nas been advised that the Premier has accepted an Invitation to attend the official celebration of the centenary of Geelong on Wednesday, October 26. The Governor previously intimated that if he is in Victoria at the time he too will attend. 
The Age (Melbourne), 17 February 1938. 

 

Location

Address:Gheringhap Street, City Hall, Geelong, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.147244
Long: 144.357642
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Actual Event STart Date:26-October-1838
Actual Event End Date:26-October-1938

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 26th October, 1938
Front Inscription

This Tablet Commemorates The First Centenary
Of Geelong 26th October 1838-1938.
Members Of City Council 1938
             [ Names ]

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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