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Centenary of Dookie : 12-May-2013
Centenary of Dookie : 12-May-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Clock and tower commemorate the centenary of the Dookie township.

Location

Address:Mary Street, Dookie, 3647
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.327684
Long: 145.685856
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Clock
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 1st October, 1998
Front Inscription

Plaque 1 :

The Dookie Centenary Clock
Was Unveiled By Cr. Alan Prater,
President Of The Shire Of Shepparton
In Conjunction With
Cr. Ivan Geddes, Dookie Riding
On October 1st, 1988
To Commemorate The Centenary
Of The Present Township Of Dookie

Plaque 2 :

              The
Chateau Dookie Vineyard
              Clock
Originally Part Of The Winecellar Building
Became The Bright Town Clock In 1929.  

The Clock Was Donated Back To The
People Of Dookie By The Bright
Shire Council And The R.S.L. For
Their Centenary In 1988.  

The Original Clock Faces Were
Donated By The Family Of
David Johnston Jnr.

Plaque 3 :

This Clock is a tribute to
the dedication and perserverance of

Neil Bruce Feldtmann
 5-4-1963 - 10-4-2005
Who retrieved it from Bright.  
Sited it, maintained and wound it until his death.  

The Tower built from original rail line
by Shepparton Shire 1988.

Source: MA
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