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Commemorates the 200 families who pioneered the fruit growing industry in the Quantong District between 1900 and 1964.
|Address:||Quantong-Polkemmet Road, Quantong, 3491|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.730294|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 26th February, 2006|
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