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22-January-2019
22-January-2019

Photographs supplied by Heather Stevens

The garden commemorates the Chinese pioneers of Manilla.

Location

Address:197 Manilla Street, Manilla Heritage Museum, Royce Cottage, Manilla, 2346
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.746605
Long: 150.719981
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque :

This garden honours the Chinese pioneers whose involvement in market gardening, tobacco farming with tin and gold mining helped to make Manilla a thriving community.

Plaque :

The Society gratefully acknowledges the assistance of Mr Bing R. C. Chen in the translating of these historic tablets and to Manilla Shire Council for permission to stand these headstones in Royce Cottage.

Also to the Manilla Art Group and Mrs Joan Jack of Golden Dragon Museum Bendigo for their assistance in this heritage project.

 

Source: MA
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