Township of Rye Commemoration Ceremony Print Page
A time capsule and plaque commemorate the ceremony held at St Andrews Church commemorating the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of Rye as a township in 1861. The time capsule is to be opened on the 19th August 2061.
Rye was proclaimed a town on 26 February 1861.
|Address:||35 Lyons Street, St Andrews Anglican Church (Anglican Parish of Sorrento & Rye) , Rye, 3941|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.37401|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1861|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2011|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 19th August, 2011|
TOWNSHIP OF RYE 1861 -2011
At the site of the first school built by the
Church of England Lyons Street, Rye in 1857
Unveiled on 19 August 2011 by
Most Reverend Dr Phillip Freier
Archbishop, Anglican Diocese of Melbourne
The Reverend Linda McMinn
Vicar-Anglican Parish of Sorrento and Rye
Mr Mark Warner Cr Graham Pittock
Rye Primary School Mornington Peninsula Shire
Time capsule to be opened 19 August 2061