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18-September-2013
18-September-2013

Photographs supplied by John Huth

Memorial Stone and Commemorative Wall commemorates the town's centenary in 2011. 

The Land Sale of 1911, when the town was established, was a defining moment in the history of the district. With the development of the the timber industry during the 1920s, the town boomed. New businesses were established, with all major services provided to a fast growing farming community.

Location

Address:Wide Bay Highway, Goomeri, 4601
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.183028
Long: 152.069966
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1911
Approx. Event End Date:2011

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th March, 2011
Front Inscription

Goomeri Centenary
A Goomeri Lions Project

Goomeri and District
1911 to 2011
Unveiled by Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AC Governor of Queensland
March 5, 2011

Left Side Inscription

We are indebted to the many people
who have donated their time and skills
to this Centenary Project 1911 - 2011.

"A Tribute to the Families of Goomeri"

Inscription in Proximity

Celebrating 100 Years
of Settlement in Goomeri 
1911 to 2011 

Unveiled by
Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AC
Governor of Queensland

March 5, 2011

Source: MA
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