Blacksmith`s Memorial (Brandt`s Plough) Print Page
|Address:||Western Highway & Paxton Street, Memorial Park , Great Western, 3377|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.15306|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
JOHN R. CORNFORTH
CHARLES A. BRANDT
JAMES K. STEWART
G.W.P.A. Great Western Progress Association
Northern Grampians Shire Council
Stawell Historical Society
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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