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30-August-2013
30-August-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates the 200 families who pioneered the fruit growing industry in the Quantong District between 1900 and 1964.

Location

Address:Quantong-Polkemmet Road, Quantong, 3491
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.730294
Long: 142.016314
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 26th February, 2006
Front Inscription

Quantong Fruit Growers Association

This plaque commemorates the 200 families who pioneered fruit growing in the Quantong area between 1900 and 1964.

Quantong Fruit Growers Association acknowledge the contribution of Mr Conrad (Pop) Jost "the father of Quantong fruit growers" to the success of Quantong.

Unveiled 26th February 2006 at Quantong Railway Station, the site of the Quantong Fruit Growers Headquarters by Mr Doug Hughes, Q.F.G.A. Member and Mayor Cr Roslyn Macinnes, Horsham Rural Cuty Council

Source: MA
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