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01-May-2015
01-May-2015

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A monument commemorates the 150th anniversary of the first settlement in the municipality at Northdown in 1826.

 

Location

Address:Gilbert Street , Latrobe Council Chambers, Latrobe, 7307
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.236232
Long: 146.415542
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1826
Approx. Event End Date:1976

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th October, 1976
Front Inscription

To mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the first settlement in this municipality by Mr Edward Curr at Northdown in 1826.

Presented by The Examiner Newspaper Pty Ltd
October 16, 1976.

Warden               Councillor B.T. Stewart
Council Clerk      Mr W.G.Gibbs

Unveiled by A.O.Barker Esq.

Source: MA
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