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02-November-2014
02-November-2014

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A monument commemorates the first ploughing in the Ringarooma and Legerwood Districts in 1866 by Robert Boyd and James Harper.

Location

Address:Ringarooma Road, Legerwood, 7263
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.215965
Long: 147.694199
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Agriculture
Approx. Event Start Date:1866
Approx. Event End Date:1866

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th February, 1988
Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

Erected to commemorate the first ploughing in the Ringarooma and Legerwood areas in 1866 by Robert Boyd and James Harper on "Legerwood Estate," the property of James Scott.

Unveiled 20th February 1988 by Jean & Chris Walsh.

Source: MA
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