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G. M. Hitchcock Memorial Art Gallery : 5-September-2011
G. M. Hitchcock Memorial Art Gallery : 5-September-2011
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The G. M Hitchcock Art Gallery commemorates George. M. Hitchcock. The Gallery was officially opened by the Chief Secretary, Mr John Murray on the 24th May 1915. The Argus, 11 May 1915.

In Geelong George Hitchcock became a town councillor in 1875 and a justice of the peace in 1891. He was also active in the Chamber of Commerce and in 1890-1912 chairman of the council of the Gordon Institute of Technology.  He died at Geelong on 8 May 1912 and the Art Gallery was named in his honour.


Address:Gheringhap Street, Johnstone Park, Geelong, 3220
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.146755
Long: 144.357028
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 24th May, 1915
Front Inscription

G. M. Hitchcock Memorial Art Gallery.

This stone was laid by the Hon. W. A. Watt M.L.A. Premier of Victoria 28th February 1914 A.D.

Source: MA
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