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08-November-2013
08-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Carillon Tower was built to commemorate the bicentenary of European settlement of Australia.

Location

Address:Armstrong Street South, Ballarat, 3350
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.562599
Long: 143.856326
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Australia 1788 - 1988

Carillon Tower

This Carillon Tower was built in 1988 as an Australian Bicentennial project with financial assistance from the Federal Government, the combined Ballarat Rotary Clubs and the Ballaarat City Council to commemorate the nation`s Bicentenary in 1988.

The Carillon was first installed in the Town Hall Tower in 1873.

Source: MA
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