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29-April-2014
29-April-2014

Entrance gates erected by public subscription were built to commemorate the centenary of discovery of gold in the area in 1855. They also commemorate the pioneers of the area. 

The Lord Nelson Quartz Mining Company mined on this site from 1884 to 1915

Location

Address:Alma Street, Lord Nelson Park, St Arnaud, 3478
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.613025
Long: 143.257589
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st October, 1955
Front Inscription

Lord Nelson Park.

This gateway was built to commemorate the centenary of the discovery of gold in this area in 1855.

The Lord Nelson Quartz Mining Company worked the area 1884-1915. The pioneers of St Arnaud are also commemorated. 

Source: VMR,RHSV
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