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Alan Marshall : 17-July-2011
Alan Marshall : 17-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree planted during the Alan Marshall Festival in 1996 commemorates the life and work of Australian author Alan Marshall.

Alan Marshall (2 May 1902, Noorat, Victoria — 21 January 1984, Melbourne) was an Australian writer, story teller and social documenter. His best known book, I Can Jump Puddles (1955) is the first of a three-part autobiography. The other two books are This is the Grass (1962) and In Mine Own Heart (1963).


Address:Terang-Mortlake & McKinnon`s Bridge-Noorat Roads, Noorat, 3265
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.191167
Long: 142.927619
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 5th May, 1996
Front Inscription

This tree honours the life and work of
        Alan Marshall.  
Planted by his elder daughter,
Cathy McCallum on May 5th 1996

— Alan Marshall Festival —
   Corangamite Arts Council.

Source: MA
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