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An Arch and gardens commemorate the centenary of Hahndorf and the 52 families who originally settled in the area.

The Pioneer Memorial Gardens were laid out on ground given by Mr.G.G.Jensch of Tailem Bend. The plans were drawn up by the Town Planner, Mr H.C.Day and included a memorial gateway with a clock. The names of the 52 original settlers are inscribed on marble tablets fixed to the gate pillars. Mr Shannon M.P declared the Memorial Gardens open during the centenary celebrations in 1939.
Chronical (Adelaide) 26th January 1939.


Address:Mount Barker Road, Pioneer Memorial Gardens, Hahndorf, 5245
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.027804
Long: 138.808738
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1839
Approx. Event End Date:1939
Monument Designer:Mr H. C Day


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th January, 1939
Front Inscription

1839              1939

Pioneer Memorial Gardens

Left Side Inscription

Pioneers of 1839

Main Street :

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Right Side Inscription

Pioneers of 1839

North Lane :

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Source: MA
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