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Helen McKay : 09-October-2011
Helen McKay : 09-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

In 1953, memorial gates and a fence at the entrance of Eureka Hall were erected to commemorate Helen McKay, a life member of the Eureka Stockade Progress Association who spent 40 years raising funds to beautify the park. The memorial gates now consist of two large pillars with a top resembling an arch. 

The plaque on one of the pillars was not unveiled until May 3rd 1998 during a McKay - Reddie family reunion organised by Di Christensen.

Location

Address:Stawell Street South, Eureka Hall, Ballarat, 3350
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.564806
Long: 143.886275
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1953
Front Inscription

Helen McKay Memorial

Plaque :

These memorial gates were erected in 1953 to commemorate the dedicated work of Helen McKay who as a foundation and life member of the Eureka Stockade Progress Association, spent 40 years raising funds to beautify this park

Source: MA
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