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Seven wooden sculptures created by with a chainsaw, commemorate Father Woods and Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop who in 1866 founded the Australian Sisters of St Joseph.   The order provided free Catholic education initially for the isolated bush children of Penola.

Location

Address:Riddoch Highway, Father Woods Park, approximately 20 kilometres north of Penola, Glenroy, 5277
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.196097
Long: 140.84419
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Monument Designer:Kevin Gilders

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 23rd May, 2010
Source: MA
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