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Plaque and garden commemorate Don Hersey who was the town gardener on the Council staff for 38 years, being especially known for his dahlias.

A raised garden bed in which the flowers, notably dahlias, are regularly changed to maintain a show of colour was erected by the Corporation of Renmark following his death.

Location

Address:Ral-Ral Avenue, Median Strip opposite Post Office, Renmark, 5341
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.170453
Long: 140.749426
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1932
Approx. Event End Date:1970

Dedication

Front Inscription

DONALD HERSEY TOWN GARDENER FOR THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF RENMARK 1932-1970 IN RECOGNITION OF HIS SERVICE AND GREAT DEDICATION TO THE BEAUTIFICATION AND MAINTENANCE OF RENMARK`S PARKS AND GARDENS UNVEILED BY HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR L.G.SIMS ESQ

Source: MA,NRUM
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