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13-July-2015
13-July-2015

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster

The Memorial commemorates the first settlement in the District.  The building was originally built as a police station and then became the home of Alfred and Mary Ann Eaton.

 

Location

Address:Goldfields & Cunderdin - Quairading Roads, Youndegin, 6407
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.799061
Long: 117.294047
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 5th October, 1970
Front Inscription
Plaque:
ERECTED BY
THE CUNDERDIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
TO COMMEMORATE
THE FIRST SETTLEMENT IN THE DISTRICT
ORIGINALLY BUILT IN 1855
AS A POLICE STATION
IT LATER BECAME THE HOME OF
ALFRED AND MARY ANN EATON
THE DISTRICT`S EARLIEST PIONEERS
AND FIRST FARMERS.
5th Oct. 1970
Source: MA
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