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A plaque commemorates 125 years of service of the Cape Nelson Lightstation.
|Address:||Cape Nelson Lighthouse Road, Cape Nelson Lighhouse Reserve, Cape Nelson, 3305|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.431014|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||07-July-1884|
|Actual Event End Date:||07-July-2009|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 7th July, 2009|
Celebrating 125 years of service
Cape Nelson Lightstation was officially opened july 7th, 1884
The Mayor of the Borough of Portland Mr. P. W. Shevill lit the white light and Mr. W. T. Pile illuminated the red lights.
`With a flame he awakened the candle-powered lens to shine brightly as a beacon of hope offering safe passage to all guided by its watchful beam.
Dedicated to the memory of the first Head Keeper William Fish and those who followed
July 7th, 2009
Australian Martime Safety Authority