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11-September-2017
11-September-2017
Photographs supplied by Peter Fewings
The monument commemorates Elizabeth A. Jones who died at this spot during the bushfires of December 1897 trying to reach her children.

Location

Address:Huon Road (B64 Highway), North West Bay River Crossing, Longley, 7109
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.970509
Long: 147.197366
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:31-December-1897
Actual Event End Date:31-December-1897

Dedication

Front Inscription

Elizabeth A. Jones

Aged 28 years

Perished here in the great fire

December 31st 1897

In trying to reach her children

Buried at Sandy Bay

Erected by H. P Abery

Source: MA
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