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The Floral Clock commemorates the 150th Anniversary of South Australia.

The mechanism for the clock was given by the Simpson family in memory of their son who was killed in a car accident in 1983. The remainder of the clock is from the Women’s Sesquicentenary Executive of the 150 Jubilee. The clock was started by Queen Elizabeth on Monday 10th March 1986.

Location

Address:King William Road, Brougham Gardens, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.910427
Long: 138.599258
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Clock
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Link:http://www.acph.nicheit.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 10th March, 1986
Front Inscription

THIS FLORAL CLOCK WAS A GIFT FROM THE FAMILY OF ANDREW PENFOLD SIMPSON TO THE CITY OF ADELAIDE TO COMMEMORATE THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA IN 1986.

Source: ACPH,MA
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