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Commemorates Marcus Collins who was the managing director of the Union Woollen Mills, and at his death was the oldest textile manufacturer in Australia. The Union Woollen Mills were established by his father, Mr. William H. Collins, in1874. From 1910 Marcus Collins had complete control of the mills, and was associated with his two sons, Mr. Arthur Collins and Mr. Basil Collins, in their control.
Marcus Collins was a member of the Newtown and Chilwell Councilfor more than 20 years, and was twice mayor.
|Address:||Noble Street, Moorak Park, Newtown, 3220|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.153627|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 10th March, 1958|
Marcus Collins Memorial