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27-December-2013
27-December-2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford / Sandra Brown

Monument erected in memory of the pioneers commemorates Loch's Centenary 1876 - 1976.

Residents of the picturesque South Gippsland dairying district township of Loch are preparing for their centenary year celebrations which will be held over the Queen's Birthday weekend, June 12-14. Mr Albert Kent, with his bullock team, will lead the opening procession. There will be dancing at night, and after church on Sunday, a memorial plaque will be unveiled.
Australian Womens Weekly, 26th May 1976.

Location

Address:Victoria Road , Centennial Park , Loch, 3945
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.368568
Long: 145.705876
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:1876
Actual Event End Date:1976
Monument Manufacturer:Wakley Pty. Ltd.

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 13th June, 1976
Front Inscription

LOCH CENTENARY
1876 - 1976
THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE PIONEERS OF THIS DISTRICT
AND TO COMMEMORATE

LOCH’S CENTENNIAL YEAR

THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED ON JUNE 13TH 1976 BY MRS MOLLY DILGER
Wakley P/L

Source: MA
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