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Griffith Proclamation : 28-03-2014
Griffith Proclamation : 28-03-2014

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A time capsule was buried in 1971 and is to be opened on the 4th August 2016 on the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the boundaries of the township of Griffith.

Griffith was established in 1916 as part of the New South Wales State Government's Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA) project to supply irrigation from the Murrumbidgee river in western New South Wales to be used for farming.

Location

Address:Neville Place & Benerembah Street, Griffith Council Office, Griffith, 2680
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.286581
Long: 146.037025
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 28th August, 1971
Front Inscription
BENEATH THIS STONE LIES A TIME CAPSULE
             TO BE OPENED ON
THE 4TH DAY OF AUGUST IN THE YEAR 2016
BEING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
PROCLAMATION OF THE BOUNDARIES OF

THE TOWNSHIP OF GRIFFITH
Burued This 28th Day Of August In The Year 1971
                        By The

   LIONS CLUB OF GRIFFITH
                   AND
    WADE SHIRE COUNCIL
 
Source: H, MA
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