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A fountain commemorates a local Anglican minister, Reverend George Wilkinson.
The Wilkinson Memorial Drinking Fountain was inaugurated in October 1876 by the Bishop of Ballarat, Dr Thornton, in the presence of the Mayor of Williamstown, ministers of all denominations and over 2000 people. It had been paid for by public subscription to commemorate the Reverend George Wilkinson, the local Anglican minister who had died the previous year.
|Address:||132-140 Nelson Place, Commonwealth Reserve, Williamstown, 3016|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.858611|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 17th October, 1876|
In memory of the Rev. George Wilkinson.
Wilkinson Memorial Drinking Fountain 1875