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14-May-2015
14-May-2015

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A monument commemorates the pioneers of the Emerald Creek area.

The monument lists the names of those who farmedthe Emerald Creek area between 1931 and 1950.   It also contains a plaque erected by the descendants of the Srhoj families in 2006. 

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Emerald Creek Bridge, Mareeba, 4880
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -16.985598
Long: 145.474078
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Monument Manufacturer:L. Delai (stonemason)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th May, 1991
Front Inscription

THESE PEOPLE WITH WIVES AND FAMILIES WORKED HARD TO MAKE EMERALD CREEK THE THRIVING AREA IT IS TODAY
1931/40
(NAMES)
1940/ 50 
(NAMES) 

(LOWER PLAQUE)

Erected by Emerald Creek Social Club 
Chairman F Pavey
Secretary A. Catalano 
Unveiled by Mr Tom Gilmore MLA    
4.5.1991     

Stone Mason L Delai

Source: MA
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