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05-August-2014
05-August-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates the bullock drivers who worked in Robe between 1847 -1920.

Originally bullock teams pulling drays piled high with wool or wheat would use this Royal Circus as a turning circle when bringing their goods to the customs house before export.

Location

Address:Royal Circus, Robe, 5276
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.162345
Long: 139.752943
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1847
Approx. Event End Date:1920

Dedication

Front Inscription

1788 - 1988

This Cairn commemorates the period 1847 - 1920 when bullock teamsters used this royal circus when off-loading produce for shipment at Port Robe.

Mr Percy Thorpe, committee member of the Aust. Bullock Drivers League, donated and unveiled this plaque as a tribute to these early teamsters.

Source: MA
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