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Sir Alexander Peacock : 28-October-2011
Sir Alexander Peacock : 28-October-2011

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Obelisk to Major Mitchell, and to the Henty Brothers who first settled here in 1847, and to Sir Alexander Peacock who unveiled the memorial "in recognition of his work for education".

The memorial was unveiled in September 1927 in front of a large gathering of local people,dignitaries and studetns,  Radio station 3LO broadcast the National Anthem at 2.00pm and the announcer in the Melbourne studio read and address prepared by James Sexton.  The gathering listened to the broadcast of a six-valve radio loaned by Mr. J. James 


Address:Casteron Road, Dwyers Creek, Henty School Site, Henty, 3312
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.659833
Long: 141.502753
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 16th September, 1927
Front Inscription

In recognition of the wonderful work for education by Sir A. J. Peacock K.C.M.G. by scholars & H.T. (8/1927)


Source: MA,VMR
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