George Renison BellPrint Page
|Address:||Tasman Highway, Derby School House Museum, Derby, 7264|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -41.146991|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 23rd November, 1974|
This plaque commemorates the pioneering work of George Renison Bell (1840 - 1915) who discovered the first tin in North-Eastern Eastern Tasmania at Boobyalla in March, 1874.
He followed this with several other finds of payable tin ore, which greatly stimulated the early development of the Ringarooma Municipality.
Erected by Ringarooma Council on November 23rd, 1974
L. H. Cairns, M.L.C., Warden