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15-May-2014
15-May-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The town clock and half scale model of the stump jump plough invented by James Phelps commemorate the Birchip centenary. 

Location

Address:Cumming Avenue & Rundle Street, Median Strip, Birchip, 3483
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.98225
Long: 142.917588
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1882
Approx. Event End Date:1992

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 8th October, 1982
Front Inscription

Birchip Centenary
1882 - 1982
These centenary markers,
a half-scale model of Mr. J. Phelps`
Stump Jump Plough and a town clock
were erected by the citizens of the
Shire of Birchip.

Unveiled by
His Excellency
Rear-Admiral Sir Brian Murray
K.C.M.G., A.O., K. St. J.
Governor of Victoria
on 8th October, 1982

Source: MA,VMR
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