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21-April-2014
21-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A bronze statue commemorates John Septimus Roe (8 May 1797–28 May 1878) who was the first Surveyor-General of Western Australia.

He was a renowned explorer, and a Member of Western Australia's Legislative and Executive Councils for nearly 40 years. The sites of Perth and Fremantle were chosen on his recommendation, and he was responsible for laying out the towns.

 

Location

Address:Adelaide Terrace & Victoria Avenue, Perth, 6000
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.957587
Long: 115.865494
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial
Monument Designer:Greg James
Link: http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonl…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1990
Source: MA,ADB
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