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A plaque on the gates at the Salmon Ponds commemorates two Salmon Freshwater Fisheries Commissioners, Harry W. Cramp and Hilmer Hedberg.

A set of gates erected as a memorial to the man who donated the land for the salmon ponds at Plenty in the Derwent Valley was officially opened on Saturday. The memorial gates were opened by the Attorney General (Mr. Fagan), who praised the action of the late Dr. George Reid in granting the land. Mr. Fagan also unveiled a plaque on the gates to perpetuate the work of two Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries commissioners. They are the present chairman of the commissioners (Mr. O. H. Hedberg) and a former commissioner (Mr. H. W. Cramp).
Examiner (Launceston), 2nd March 1953.


Address:70 Salmon Ponds Road, Stannards Cottage Salmon Ponds, Plenty, 7140
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.7539897
Long: 146.9694015
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 28th February, 1953
Front Inscription

This plaque is in recognition of the many years of valuable service rendered by Harry W. Cramp and Hilmer Hedberg, to the freshwater fisheries of the State

Erected by the anglers of Tasmania 

A. D. 1952

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