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Drevermann Memorial Drinking Fountain : 11-August-2011
Drevermann Memorial Drinking Fountain : 11-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A fountain commemorates F. W. Drevermann who was an important pioneer in the district.

The fountain was erected by a grateful Shire in December 1901 to perpetuate Drevermann`s memory as a pioneer and citizen of Bairnsdale. The designer of the fountain is not known.

Location

Address:Princes Highway & Bailey Street, Median Strip, Bairnsdale, 3875
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.825888
Long: 147.631771
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 28th December, 1901
Front Inscription

               THIS
       FOUNTAIN
  Was Erected On The
   28th Dec 1901 To
Perpetuate The Memory Of  
F. W.  DREVERMANN
Born 22nd Aug 1830 Died 5th July 1900 
Pioneer And A Citizen Of Bairnsdale
       For 46 Years

Source: MA,VMR
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