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01-September-2017
01-September-2017
Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

The plaque at the Arthurs Creek Hall commemorates Joseph Murphy, founder of the hall and a faithful member for 50 years. 

Mr Joseph Murphy senr., passed away on April 7 at his residence, Park View, Arthur's Creek. Having resided in the district since his childhood he was well known and highly respected by all. He was a willing worker in all affairs, and took an active part in any involvement for the advancement of the district. He was a member of the Hall Committee for nearly fifty years, also acting in the capacity of president for the same in succession for the last 15 years. He was a member and regular attendant of the Methodist Church until prevented by illness from attending. Mr Murphy leaves a widow, two sons and two daughters.
Advertiser (Hurstbridge, Vic), 24 April 1936

Location

Address:906 Arthurs Creek Road, Arthurs Creek Hall , Arthurs Creek, 3099
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.579268
Long: 145.201846
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st October, 1938
Front Inscription

IN MEMORY OF  JOSEPH MURPHY

A FOUNDER OF THIS HALL AND FOR 50 YEARS A FAITHFUL MEMBER

Source: MA
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