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20-March-2014
20-March-2014

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

Commemorates Mrs Jane Robinson who taught thousands of children to swim in the Wimmera River.  She was widely known as the local swimming instructor from 1910, and was awarded a life membership of the Swimming Club in 1938 for outstanding contribution to the club and the community.

She taught swimming using a swimming crate made from a timber deck and 44 gallon drums.

 

Location

Address:Wimmera Street, Dimboola Caravan Park, Dimboola, 3414
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.461384
Long: 142.024525
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription
In memory of Mrs Jane (Brassie) Robinson who taught thousands of young Dimboola children to swim in the crate on the Wimmera River
Source: MA
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