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A plaque in a cement base marking a sculpture of an anvil and blacksmith`s striker`s hammer, a plough share and horseshoe commemorating pioneer blacksmith, James Phelps, who was among the first to develop the stump jump plough in 1883, and his wife, Bertha, who was renowned as a bush nurse in the area.

Location

Address:Corack & Watchem Roads, Birchip, 3483
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.984495
Long: 142.917309
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Source: VMR, RHSV
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