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The freestanding Room of Remembrance at the Megalong Valley Uniting Church is erected on a sandstone plinth and has a skillion roof of corrugated steel. It is dedicated to the Reverend L.C.H. Barbour. 

The Revd L.C. H. Barbour had replaced C.J. Leese in 1940 as the Congregationalist minister with responsibility for the valley. Barbour was a vigorous and much-loved pastor, known as the 'Shepherd of the Valley'. He gave leadership in the successful efforts to replace the old pise building with the present church in 1943. He died in 1960. 

The future of the heritage listed Megalong Uniting Church and Remembrance Hall is doubtful as there are currently plans for its sale. 

Location

Address:Megalong Road, Opposite school, Megalong Valley, 2785
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.715478
Long: 150.231706
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Link:http://www.heritage.nsw.gov.au

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1961
Front Inscription

 'This Room of Remembrance was dedicated to the glory of God and the Christian education of children for the Rev. L.C.H. Barbour "Shepherd of the Valley" 1940-45 +1954-60'.

Source: HNSW
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