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Paul Harris & Angus Mitchell : 16-September-2011
Paul Harris & Angus Mitchell : 16-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A garden commemorates the founder of Rotary International, Paul Harris and the Angus Mitchell, the first Australian President of Rotary International.

Rotary was founded in February 1905, by Paul Harris, a lawyer from Chicago, who recognized the potential of an association of like-minded professional and business people who could meet and share common interests on a regular basis.

Rotary International is an organization of service clubs known as Rotary Clubs located all over the world. The stated purpose of the organization is to bring together business and professional leaders to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. It is a secular organization open to all persons regardless of race, color, creed, gender, or political preference. 


Address:Domain Road & Anderson Street, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.834235
Long: 144.983557
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 30th September, 1953
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Erected by the Rotary Club of Melbourne to commemorate the work of Rotary`s founder Paul Harris and of Angus S. Mitchell, the first Australian President of Rotary International.

Oct 1953


Source: MA
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