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29-April-2014
29-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A plaque at the gravesite, erected on Mother's Day 1963 by the Maryborough Rotary Club, commemorates a mother's devotion to her child.  Eliza Crowhurst carved the headstone for her child and wheeled it in a barrow from Percydale to the cemetery.

 

Location

Address:Sunraysia Highway, Cemetery, Avoca, 3467
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.068836
Long: 143.466552
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 12th May, 1963
Front Inscription

Sacred To The Memory Of
Eliza Crowhurst
A Devoted Mother Who Carved The Headstone
On This Grave And Wheeled It In A Barrow
From Percydale To The Cemetery
To Erect It Thereon.

" The Memory Of The Just Is Blessed"
Mother`s Day.           Avoca 1963

Source: MA,RUMV
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