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04-March-2014
04-March-2014

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

The Phoenix Tree is a wood sculpture that commemorates the town of Myrtleford.   

The wood carving of a bird enclosed in a red-gum tree root .  The sculptor was Hans Knorr (1915-1988), a local artisan who was an internee at the Whorouly Prisoner of War Camp during World War Two.  
 

Location

Address:Great Alpine Road, Myrtleford, 3737
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.56158
Long: 146.724688
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 15th April, 1986
Front Inscription

"The Phoenix Tree"

Sculptor : Hans Knoor

Unveiled by Dr. N. K. Boardman F.A.A.  F.R.S.  Chairman C.S.I.R.O

15. 4. 1986

Source: MA
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