Captain George Ward ColePrint Page
Commemorates the 150th anniversary of the settlement of St Leonards by Captain George Ward Cole
|Address:||Murradoc & Bluff Roads, St Leonards, 3223|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.170861|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1857|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2007|
|Monument Designer:||Phillip Doggett-Williams|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 3rd November, 2007|
Cole's Journey (2007) by Phillip Doggett-Williams
Corten steel, cement and stainless steel Commissioned by the City of Greater Geelong
Cole`s Journey was unveiled on 3 November 2007 by Cr Jan Farrell to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of St Leonards.
Cole`s Journey celebrates Captain George Ward Cole and the St Leonards community.
The artwork acknowledges Cole as an heroic figure and a man of his time who laid the foundations for St Leonards` early growth. The symbolic elements of the artwork - the Sea, Leaf , Ship and Creative Spirit - recognise the unique natural environment, indigenous heritage and the community`s many journeys, experiences and aspirations.
City of Greater Geelong