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04-October-2018
04-October-2018

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A fountain commemorates Councillors Robert John Hardy and Frederick George Jack Hardy, his son.

In 1939, this stone fountain was erected and the reserve named in honour of Robert John Hardy, who represented the Victoria Ward from 1915 to 1937. The fountain also honours his son, Frederick George Jack Hardy, who succeeded him and represented the ward for 37 years. In May 1977, a plaque was unveiled on each side of the fountain, recognising of the services of the men.

Location

Address:MacPherson & Lygon Streets, Hardy Reserve, Carlton North, 3054
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.785577
Long: 144.969402
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1939
Left Side Inscription

This plaque was erected by the Melbourne City Council

In recognition of the services of Councillor Robert John Hardy to the City of Melbourne as a member to the Victoria Ward from 17 May 1915 to 23 May 1937

Right Side Inscription

This plaque was erected by the Melbourne City Council

In recognition of the services of Councillor Frederick George Jack Hardy to the City of Melbourne as a member to the Victoria Ward from 24 August 1939 to 29 May 1975

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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