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The Foundation Stone for the former Country Women`s Association (C.W.A. ) building was laid in honour of the pioneer women of the town and district.

The foundation stone of the Terowie C.W.A. building erected in memory of pioneer women, was laid by Mrs. I. J. Warnes (State President) on Saturday. Those present included Mr. Hawker, M.H.R., and Mr. Jenkins. M.P., who spoke for pioneers, and the Chief Secretary Sir George Ritchie who congratulated the branch, and stressed the social service side of the movement. He appealed to the younger generation to show the pioneer spirit.
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 7 February 1938.

Location

Address:Main Street, Information Centre, Terowie, 5421
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.150043
Long: 138.919616
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th February, 1938
Front Inscription
COUNTRY WOMEN`S ASSOCIATION
THIS STONE WAS LAID IN COMMEMORATION OF
THE "WOMEN PIONEERS"
OF THIS TOWN AND DISTRICT
BY Mrs I.J. WARNES, M.B.E.,
STATE PRESIDENT
5TH FEBRUARY 1938.
Mrs S. H. Groves, President. Mrs E.L.Mattey Hon. Sec.
 
Source: MA
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