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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.

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

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 the Kolan Shire Council

Researched by Gin Gin and District Historical Society Inc.

Source: MA
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