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Commemorates Councillor Joseph Lockwood who served 66 years as a shire councillor.

In 1890 Lockwood became first president of the Birchip Progress Association and in 1895 when the Shire of Birchip was inaugurated he became a councillor. Over the next sixty years he missed only four meetings and acted as president for seven terms. A world record for length of service was claimed.

Location

Address:22 Cumming Avenue, Birchip Shire Hall, Birchip, 3483
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.982271
Long: 142.917917
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…
Source: RHSV,ADB
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