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09-October-2014
09-October-2014
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A monument commemorates the 120th anniversary of the foundation of Gin Gin and the erection of the first building in 1873. 

Location

Address:Bruce Highway, Gin Gin Rest Area, Gin Gin, 4671
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -24.974075
Long: 151.946358
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:1873
Actual Event End Date:1993

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 17th October, 1993
Front Inscription

This Memorial Marks The 120th Anniversary
Of The Founding Of The Town Of Albany
                Now Gin Gin
The First Building Was Erected At Black Gully
Approximately 400 Metres South East Of This Cairn

            This Was The Manned 
Gin Gin Electric Telegraph Office Opened In 1873
This Building At Later Dates Became Gin Gin`s first Post Office
First Council Chamber And First School
In Its 120th Year This Historical Building
Is A Private Residence at Phillipi Town, Gin Gin 
Dedicated On October 17, 1993
Erected By Kolan Shire Council
Researched By Gin Gin and District Historical Society Inc.

Source: MA
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