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

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

An arch at the entrance of Eureka Hall commemorates Helen McKay, a life member of the Eureka Stockade Progress Association who spent 40 years raising funds to beautify the park.

Althought the arch was erected in 1953, the plaque was not unveiled until May 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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 3rd May, 1998
Front Inscription

Helen McLay 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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