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24-March-2014
24-March-2014
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders
A plaque commemorates George Haynes, who was the first mayor of Port Fairy in 1863

Location

Address:21 Regent Street, St John`s Anglican Church, Port Fairy, 3284
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.381851
Long: 142.235817
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local

Dedication

Front Inscription

To the glory of God and in remembrance of George Haynes

Born in Leek, Staffordshire, England, the 8th January 1827.

Died at Port Fairy, the 19th August 1916, in his 90th year.

First mayor of Port Fairy 1863

"A worthy citizen and a kind-hearted Christian man"

Source: MA
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