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100th Anniversary of Local Government : 17-August-2011
100th Anniversary of Local Government : 17-August-2011
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Plaque commemorates the 100th Anniversary of Local Government in Parkes.

 

Location

Address:Welcome & Clarinda Streets, Parkes Town Centre, Parkes, 2870
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.137631
Long: 148.1746
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1883
Approx. Event End Date:1983

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st October, 1983
Front Inscription

This Plaque Was Unveiled By
THE Hon. R.J.L. HAWKE, AC,
PRIME MINISTER
On 1st October, 1983
Marks The Site Of A Time Capsule Buried By
MR. J.E. SCOBLE, M.B.E.
(Mayor Of Parkes 1966-79) And
MR. K. J. TURNER
(President Of Goobang Shire 1965-80)
On 3rd October, 1983
To Commemorate The Centenary Of
Local Government In Parkes
The Capsule Will Be Opened In 2033

Source: MA
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