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George Gladstone : 29-November-2012
George Gladstone : 29-November-2012
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates storekeeper and mason George Gladstone who built the Mechanics Institute in 1869.

Location

Address:Arthur Street, John Riddoch Centre, Penola, 5277
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.37775
Long: 140.837825
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

George Gladstone.

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.

Source: MA
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