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White marble tablet commemorates the centenary of settlement 1844-1944 and in honour of the district's pioneers.

On Friday Mrs Teresa M. E. Graves, of Monaltrie,  grand-daughter of the first settler in Lismore (Mr. William Wilson), will unveil a tablet set in a column in the vestibule of the Council Chambers to commemorate the centenary of the town. After the unveiling, the tablet will be dedicated by Ven. Archdeacon Benyon. A copper box containing historical documents, photographs and records of Lismore will be set in the wall behind the tablet. 
Tweed Daily (Murwillumbah, NSW),  19 October 1944.

Location

Address:165 Moleswoth Street, Lismore Municipal Building, Lismore, 2480
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.810256
Long: 153.274693
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1844
Approx. Event End Date:1944

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 20th October, 1944
Front Inscription

LISMORE and DISTRICT
CENTENARY of SETTLEMENT
1844 - 1944
This Memorial Was Unveiled By
TERESA M.E.GRAVES
On The 20th October In Honour Of
The District Pioneers.

Deposited within are historical records

Source: H, MA
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