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08-January-2014
08-January-2014

Photographs supplied by John Huth

Gate at the entrance to Falls Park commemorates the Bicentenary of the foundation of Tasmania

Location

Address:1 Logan Road, Falls Park, Evandale, 7212
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.571016
Long: 147.253841
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1803
Approx. Event End Date:2003

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 7th September, 2008
Front Inscription

2003

Left Side Inscription

Falls Park

The 1953 entrance gates were erected by Evandale Municipal Council and the Evandale Agricultural Society to commemorate 150 years since British settlement in Tasmania

The gates were relocated and the original turnstile replaced by the 2003 gate donated by the John Glover Society Inc. to recognise Tasmania`s Bi-centenary

Officially opened on the 7th September 2003 by Mr David Von Steiglitz OAM

Source: MA
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