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22-July-2015
22-July-2015

Photographs supplied by Diane Dick

A wall monument commemorates pioneer John Thomas Smith, seven times Mayor of Melbourne, using red bricks from his original cottage built on the land he purchased here.

The monument was erected in 1973 by the Ranelagh Residents' Association . 

Location

Address:Ranelagh Drive, J. T. Smith Reserve, Mount Eliza, 3930
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.187222
Long: 145.095556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1854
Approx. Event End Date:1854

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1973
Front Inscription

This memorial was erected 1973 to honour John Thomas Smith 1816-1879

Tthe first settler on this land which he purchased, 1854.

He built a cottage and later a homestead. The bricks in panel beside this plaque are from the original cottage.

He was seven times Mayor of Melbourne 1851-1864

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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