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29-April-2019
29-April-2019

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland
The monument commemorates the men and women pioneers of Mogriguy and District.

Location

Address:Mogriguy Road, Mogriguy, 2830
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.062926
Long: 148.662769
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 24th September, 2011
Front Inscription

In grateful remembrance to the men and women pioneers of the Mogriguy District

They came, they worked, they stayed and multiplied to develop the district of Mogriguy, overcoming the setbacks of the great WWI and the Great Depression.

They were :
Farmers, Shopkeepers, Shearers, Sleeper Cutters, Pole and Firewood Cutters, Horse and Bullock Teamsters, Railway Workers, Semi Skilled Builders, Fencing and Scrub Clearing Contractors, Ochre Miners, School Teachers and Ministers of Religion.

Public buildings constructed :
The Mogriguy Public School - The AWB Grain Storage
The Mogriguy Memorial Hall - The Post Office
The Church of England Church

The NSW Government Railways provided "The Life Blood for The Bush" connecting the bush to the city, providing transport for the people and goods as well as stock and produce to the Sydney markets.

Dedicated 24. 9. 2011

Source: MA
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