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A rose garden commemorates Lady Baden-Powell, World Chief Guide.  Lady Baden-Powell became Chief Guide for Britain in 1918.

Later the same year she was presented with a gold Silver Fish, one of only two ever made. She was elected World Chief Guide in 1930. As well as making a major contribution to the development of the Guide / Girl Scout movements, she visited 111 countries during her life attending Jamborees and national Guide and Scout associations.

Location

Address:Wendouree Parade, Botanical Gardens, Ballarat, 3350
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.546667
Long: 143.821667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners
Approx. Event Start Date:1889
Approx. Event End Date:1977
Source: VMR
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