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Pioneer Women  : 28-03-2014
Pioneer Women : 28-03-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

Statue of a woman, in the garden surrounding the Shire Offices, is dedicated to the pioneering women of the district for the loyalty, courage and integrity in the development of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation System.

Location

Address:Neville Place & Benerembah Street, Griffith, 2680
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.286567
Long: 146.037066
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Monument Designer:Diana Hunt

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 9th August, 1977
Front Inscription

                MEMORIAL TO
PIONEER WOMEN OF THE DISTRICT
FOR THEIR LOYALTY COURAGE & INTEGRITY
             WE HONOUR THEM
     THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY
     PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION AND UNVEILED

                          BY
              HIS EXCELLENCY
THE GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES
SIR RODEN CUTLER, V.C., K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., C.B.E.,
                          ON
                 9TH AUGUST, 1977

Source: MA, H, NRUM
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