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17-March-2015
17-March-2015

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This Memorial consists of a plaque, a small stone wall and a bench which is dedicated to the pioneer women of Australia and their contribution to the growth of the nation. It was erected by the National Council of Women (ACT) and unveiled by Lady Hasluck, wife of the Governor-General, Sir Paul Hasluck, on 2 September 1972.

Location

Address:Parkes Way , Commonwealth Park, Parkes, 2600
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.290437
Long: 149.136654
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Monument Designer:Margaret Hendry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd September, 1972
Front Inscription
IN HONOUR OF THE CONTRIBUTION MADE BY THE PIONEER WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA TO THE GROWTH OF THE NATION 

A TRIBUTE FROM THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF THE A.C.T.

UNVEILED BY HER EXCELLENCY LADY HASLUCK, D.ST.J.
2 SEPTEMBER, 1972. 


 
Source: MA
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