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A plaque commemorates storekeeper and mason George Gladstone who built the Mechanics Institute in 1869.
|Address:||Arthur Street, John Riddoch Centre, Penola, 5277|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.37775|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
Born near Kelso Scotland c 1814, where he married Elizabeth Lamb 1839. Arrive Port Phillip 1841 - sawyer, quarryman Portland Bay District. Manager Maaoupe Station from c 1846. Storekeeper Penola from c 1852. Mail coach operator 1862. Mason who built this Mechanics` Institute 1869. Farmer Lake Mundi Victoria from c 1869, where he died 1881 aged 67.