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15-February-2015
15-February-2015
Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson
A plaque commemorates J. W. Gardner who was the first settler in the Beech Forest District in 1884.

Location

Address:Main Street, Beech Forest, 3237
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.637371
Long: 143.570094
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 10th March, 1984
Front Inscription

J. W. Gardner
1861 - 1923

The first selector and settler in the Beech Forest District
November 1884.

His fortitude and enterprise was an inspiration to all.

Unveiled this day 10th March 1984 on the occassion of the Beech Forest Centenary celebration

C. W. Tann    Chairman
I. R. Zappelli  Secretary


 

Source: MA
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