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05-November-2014
05-November-2014

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A monument commemorates George Atkinson Junior who was the first Warden of Latrobe Council.

George Atkinson arrived in Tasmania in 1852 and he started auctioneering around 1876 and 1877 until about 1916 when he transferred the business to W. Bell & Company.  He was the first Warden of the Latrobe Council, a position he held from 1908-1913. Mr Atkinson died in 1920.

Location

Address:River Road, Latrobe, 7307
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.234114
Long: 146.402431
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

In loving memory of George Atkinson

Born May 24. 1833,

Died June 21. 1920,

Aged 87 years

Source: MA
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