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Avenue of Honour : 17-June-2013
Avenue of Honour : 17-June-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The avenue of trees commemorates all those who have lived in the Mansfield District.    The avenue incorporates the following plantings :- 

1934 Victorian Centenary : C.W.A., Mansfield Branch, poplars
1938 Australian Sesquicentenary : Shire of Mansfield, oaks
1984 Victorian Sesquicentenary : Shire of Mansfield, eucalyptus
2001 Australian CEnteneary of Federation : Delatite Shire, poplars / pinoaks

Also in 2001, 100 trees were planted to commemorate a hundred years of community endeavours as part of the Centenary of Australian Federation.

 

Location

Address:High Street, Mansfield, 3722
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.050542
Long: 146.075053
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Avenue of Honour
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 7th February, 2002
Front Inscription

Avenue of Honour

The avenue of trees commemorates all those who have lived in this district.    The "C.W.A. Centenary Avenue of Poplars" was the original planting and was dedicated to the pioneers of the Mansfield District.  
The avenue incorporates the following plantings : 

1934 Victorian Centenary   C.W.A., Mansfield Branch, poplars
1938 Australian Sesquicentenary   Shire of Mansfield, oaks
1984 Victorian Sesquicentenary  Shire of Mansfield, eucalyptus
2001 Australian CEnteneary of Federation   Delatite Shire, poplars / pinoaks

In 2001, a hundred trees were planted to commemorate a hundred years of community endeavour, as part of the celebrations of the Centenary of Australian Federation (1901 - 2001).

The `Mansfield Gateway Project` is supported by the Commonwealth and Delatite Shire Council.

This project was officially opened on 7 February 2002 by the Hon. Fran Bailey MP Federal Member for McEwen

Source: MA
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