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Brandts Plough Memorial
Brandts Plough Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Nancy Alford
A replica of a Brandt's Plough commemorates local blacksmiths.

Location

Address:Western Highway & Paxton Street, Memorial Park , Great Western, 3377
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.15306
Long: 142.855923
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Agriculture

Dedication

Front Inscription

Dedicated to our blacksmiths

John R. Cornforth
Charles A. Brandt
James K. Stewart



 

Inscription in Proximity

G.W.P.A.    Great Western Progress Association
Northern Grampians Shire Council
Stawell Historical Society

Blacksmith`s Memorial
(photo) 

Charles A. Brandt, a Dutch emigrant, established a blacksmith`s shop on this site in the 1880s. A clever man he developed a stump jump plough before the idea was patented by others. Upon his retirement his son Albert carried on the business before selling it to a Mr. J. K. Stewart.

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Source: MA
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