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01-October-2014
01-October-2014

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A monument commemorates the services provided to Toowoomba and District by William Charles Peak. The memorial was originally a drinking fountain. 

The Mayor (Alderman J. D. Annand) this afternoon dedicated a marble drinking fountain In recognition of the notable William Charles Peak. The fountain, which is situated in Queen's Park, has been erected by public subscription. Mr Peak has been connected with the growth of Toowoomba since 1867. He is a director of the Darling Downs Building Society and a leading official of the R.A. Society. He is also actively connected with the Toowoomba ambulance, Chamber of Commerce, and he is also one of the trustees of the Clifford Park racecourse.
The Telegraph (Brisbane), 8th August 1936. 

Location

Address:Margaret Street, Queens Park, Toowoomba, 4350
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.562231
Long: 151.96373
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 8th August, 1936
Front Inscription

ERECTED BY CITIZENS
AS AN APPRECIATION
              OF
SERVICE RENDERED
TOOWOOMBA & DISTRICT
              BY
WILLIAM CHARLES PEAK
     8th AUG.1936.

Source: MA
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