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

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Clock tower commemorates 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:Structure
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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