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25-June-2017
25-June-2017

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

The Tobacco Plant sculpture commemorates those who worked in the Tobacco farms in Far North Queensland from 1929 to 2004.

 

Location

Address:Burke Developmental Road, Dimbulah, 4872
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.149377
Long: 145.110679
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 30th November, 2013
Front Inscription

Tobacco Plant
(Nicotina tabacum)

This Sculpture Is Dedicated To The Thousands
Of Men, Women And Children From Every
Corner Of The Globe Who Worked The Tobacco
Farms Of Far North Queensland 1929 - 2004.
Dimbulah Lions Club Project 2013

Inscription in Proximity

Plaque:
DIMBULAH LIONS CLUB PROJECT 2013

This plaque commemorates the opening of the
TOBACCO PLANT
Jointly funded by the 
Dimbulah Lions Club, Mareeba and Dimbulah
Community Branches Bendigo Bank, QTM, TRC and
QLD Government Community Benefit Fund
On 30th November 2013
unveiled by
Mr Remzi Mulla

Source: MA
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