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A memorial bench dedicated to Nicholas Shand, the founder of the Byron Shire Echo. Originally the bench contained a life-size representation of Shand holding a copy of the Byron Shire Echo in his lap. The Echo is a free community paper founded in 1986 by local residents and remains independent.

Note : The sculpture has been vandalised many times and suffered extensive damage in 2008 and was considered to be beyond repair. The bench was offered as a donation to the community by the Echo. 

Location

Address:Station & Burringbar Streets, Stan Robinson Park , Mullumbimby, 2482
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.553505
Long: 153.502738
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts
Monument Designer:Loui Fraser (sculpture)
Link: http://www.acph.nicheit.com.au/

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2004
Front Inscription

(plaque)

Sit down and tell Nicholas about it

Nicholas McLeish Shand
1948 - 1996

Founding Editor of the Byron Shire Echo

Sculpture by Loui Fraser
            2004

Source: ACPH
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