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Memorial tablet erected in State's centenary year commemorates the districts pioneers. 

On Tuesday evening last, a pioneers reunion dinner was held which was arranged by the Katanning Road Town Hall. Before the dinner over 100 guests, assembled in the lobby of the hall, and the chairman of the board (Mr. Alex Prosser) called on Mrs. A. Thomson to unveil a memorial granite tablet erected to perpetuate the memory of the early pioneers. At the dinner the following toasts were honoured:— ''The King," "Parliament", "Old Pioneers" , "The Katanning District",  "The Local Governing Body,"  ''The Press," and "The Chairman."
The West Australian (Perth), 27th September 1929.


Address:Austral Terrace, Katanning Town Hall , Katanning, 6317
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.690278
Long: 117.554444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 24th September, 1929
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To commemorate the courage and enterprise of the pioneers of Katanning and district.
Erected by present citizens in State's centenary year ---1929. 

Source: MA
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