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26-April-2019
26-April-2019

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The plaque commemorates Thomas Garby Davey who foundered the Harrietville School of Mines.

Location

Address:196 Great Alpine Road, Harrietville, 3741
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.890396
Long: 147.064161
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 30th January, 1993
Front Inscription

In memory of Thomas Garby Davey

Who lived in this house as Manager of the Harrietville G. M. Co. 1889 - 1899,

Founded the Harrietville School of Mines 1890, was President of the Shire of Bright 1896.

Died London 1923.

Presented to the Harrietville Historical Society on the publication of Gold At Harrietville

30 January 1983

Source: MA
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