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13-December-2015
13-December-2015

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A monument commemorates Jack Thwaites, who was the co-founder of the Hobart Walking Club and was instrumental in establishing the Steppes Homestead as a State Reserve.

 

 

Location

Address:Highland Lakes Road, Steppes State Reserve, Steppes Homestead, Steppes, 7030
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.101863
Long: 146.894178
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 Jack Thwaites,
1902 - 1986,

A gentle man whose great love of the bush is reflected here at the Steppes Homestead, 

A place of serenity that he was instrumental in establishing as a State Reserve for all to enjoy.

Placed by the Hobart Walking Club Inc, to commemorate our co-founder and an honorary life member.

Source: MA
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