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A gate at the school commemorates the centenary of the settlement of Cressy.

Cressy centenary celebrations were continued on Saturday with a "back to school" in the morning, sports in the afternoon, and concert at night There were many former scholars at the "back to school"  the oldest being Mesdames B Brown (Footscray) Hall, Myall, Lanyon (Bendigo), and McKenzie (Swan Hill).  When school was dismissed a memorial gate, given by old scholars was unveiled by Mrs Brown, aged 84 years who was a pupil when the State school was opened in 1865. 
Argus (Melbourne), 15 November 1938.


Address:Yarima Road, Cressy School, Cressy, 3322
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.027035
Long: 143.634695
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.

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Monument Type:Gate
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1838
Approx. Event End Date:1938


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 12th November, 1938
Right Side Inscription
Erected By The
Old Scholars Of The
Cressy State School
In Commemoration Of 
Cressy`s Centenary
Source: MA
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