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Centenary of Town Hall Foundation Stone : 19-September-2011
Centenary of Town Hall Foundation Stone : 19-September-2011

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Plaque commemorates the centenary of the laying of the foundation stone for the Melbourne Town Hall

Location

Address:Swanston & Bourke Streets, Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.81511
Long: 144.966541
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Actual Event STart Date:29-November-1867
Actual Event End Date:29-November-1967

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 29th November, 1967
Front Inscription

This palque commemorates the centenary of the laying of the foundation state of the Town Hall on 29th November 1867.    It ws unveiled by His Excellency the Governor of Victoria, Major-General Sir Rohan Delacombe, K.C.M.G., K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., K. St. J., on 29th November, 1967.

R.T.A. Talbot, J.P., Lord Mayor.

(The building ws designed by Messrs Reed & Barnes, Architects & Surveyors, and erected in 1867-70 by Messrs Lawrence & Cain, contractors & builders)

Source: MA
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