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A plaque in a cement base marks the sculpture of an anvil and blacksmith`s striker`s hammer, a plough share and horseshoe commemorates pioneer blacksmith, James Phelps.  James Phelps 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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