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03-August-2014
03-August-2014

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Commemorates Henry Handel Richardson who lived here in the post office as a child when her mother was the postmistress.

Location

Address:High & Francis Streets, Post Office, Maldon, 3463
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.995833
Long: 144.067778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts
Approx. Event Start Date:1880
Approx. Event End Date:1886

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1968
Front Inscription

Maldon Post Office 

It was in this building the authoress - Henry Handel Richardson- spent portion of her early life as recorded in her book `Myself When Young`, her mother being the postmistress from 1880 to 1886.

This plaque is erected in her memory by the Maldon Progress Association - 1968

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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