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18-May-2014
18-May-2014

Photographs supplied by John Huth
Monument outside the Warwick Town Hall commemorates George Powell Barnes, in whose memory the beacon on the Town Hall shines.  George Powell Barnes as the member of Parliament for Warwick from 1908 to 1935.

George Powell Barnes (1856 – 1949) was a Queensland businessman and politician. He was member for Warwick for 27 years, from 1908 to 1935, when he retired. He was a leading figure in the Warwick Methodist Church and the Warwick Ambulance Brigade.

Location

Address:72 Palmerin Street, Median Strip, Warwick Town Hall, Warwick, 4370
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.215113
Long: 152.032842
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Approx. Event Start Date:1908
Approx. Event End Date:1935
Link: http://adb.anu.edu.au/

Dedication

Front Inscription

His Light
Continues To
Shine.
George Powell
Barnes
Parliamentary
Member
For Warwick
For 27 years
1908 to 1935
The Beacon On The
Town Hall Tower
Shines In
His Memory.

Source: MA, ADB
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