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14-September-2017
14-September-2017

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A garden commemorates Donald 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:Garden
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1932
Approx. Event End Date:1970

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:February-1977
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.

February 1977

 

Source: MA,NRUM
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