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The Black Stump was erected as a tribute to the land clearing of the pioneers. The original stump, which was stolen, was erected as a New Years prank in 1972.
|Address:||Main & High Streets, Cowell, 5602|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.683872|
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THE BLACK STUMP
AS A NEW YEAR PRANK IN 1972, A LARGE STUMP WAS PLACED BETWEEN TWO HOTELS, ON WHICH SIGNS, READ:
"BEST PUB THIS SIDE OF THE BLACK STUMP".
THE ORIGINAL STUMP WAS STOLEN. THIS LARGER STUMP WAS ERECTED IN ITS PLACE ALSO PAYING TRIBUTE TO PIONEER LAND CLEARING BATTLES.
AFTER SEVERAL FIRES THE WEIGHT IS 2060 KG.