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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 .
|Address:||Ranelagh Drive, J. T. Smith Reserve, Mount Eliza, 3930|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.187222|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1854|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1854|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1973|
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