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G.T.Dickie Memorial Light : October 2013
G.T.Dickie Memorial Light : October 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

A light erected by the trustees of Maddingley Park commemorates George Thomas Dickie M.L.C. who died in 1910.

George Thomas Dickie was elected to the Legislative Council of Victoria in 1908 at the very young  age of 25. He was very active in the community of Bacchus Marsh .  He was a storekeeper in Bacchus Marsh; chairman of the Bacchus Marsh Co-operative Dairymen's Association and promotor of Bacchus Marsh Co-operative Butter Factory.

He was a founder of the Bacchus Marsh Mechanics Institute and president of the Bacchus Marsh Australian Natives Association in 1898. He was also a member of the local Progress Association and the Maddingley Park Agricultural Society, district correspondent for the Argus, and Bacchus Marsh Shire councillor 1904-1910 and president 1908-1909. He died in 1910 at the age of 36.

Location

Address:Station Street, Maddingley Park , Bacchus Marsh, 3340
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.687151
Long: 144.436938
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1910
Front Inscription

Erected by the Park Trustees in memory of their late colleague

The Hon. G. T. Dickie M.L.C.

1910

Source: MA
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