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21-March-2015
21-March-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
Polished granite monument over the grave erected by public subscription in memory of John Praed, former mayor of Eaglehawk who died in 1908. 

An imposing monument of polished granite, which is to be erected on a granite base and placed over the grave of the late Mr. John Praed in the Eaglehawk Cemetery, has been completed by Messrs. Wilson and Co., monumental masons, Bendigo. The monument, when completed, will be 18ft in height. It has been provided by public subscription. The monument will be unveiled by the mayor of Eaglehawk and Mr. C. Carling, president of the A.M.A., about the end of the month, when the miners annual conference will be sitting in Bendigo.
The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas.), 
6 February 1909.

Location

Address:5 Victoria Street, Eaglehawk Cemetery, Eaglehawk, 3556
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.715267
Long: 144.265575
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Monument Designer:Messrs Wilson & Co (Bendigo)

Dedication

Front Inscription
     ERECTED
TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN PRAED, J.P.
MAYOR OF EAGLEHAWK
AND GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE
AMALGAMATED MINERS ASSOCIATION
OF VICTORIA AND TASMANIA
    DIED 29TH MAY, 1908
     AGED 48 YEARS.

         PRAED

LABORA
    LABORIS
        CAUSA 

Wilson & Co. 


 
 
Right Side Inscription
              ERECTED 
                  BY
THE BURGESSES OF EAGLEHAWK.
     BRANCHES AND MEMBERS
                        OF
        THE A.M.A. OF VICTORIA
                    AND
         DISTRICT ASSOCIATIONS.
Source: MA
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