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16-September-2013
16-September-2013
Photographs supplied by Bryan Cole

A plaque commemorates the centenary of Thomas Hardy & Sons winemaking.

With three generations of the Hardy family present, the Bacchus Club yesterday unveiled a plaque at the McLaren Vale winery of Thomas Hardy & Sons Ltd., to mark the firm's centenary. Once a flour mill, which was purchased in 1878 by Thomas Hardy, the winery and the vineyards are one of the districts greatest sources of revenue and employment. In 1935 the residents of the McLaren Vale district erected an obelisk as a memorial to Thomas Hardy. The firm will continue its centenary celebrations this week.
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 14 April 1953.

 

 

Location

Address:202 Main Road, McLaren Vale, 5171
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.212884
Long: 138.535166
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1853
Approx. Event End Date:1953

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 13th April, 1953
Front Inscription

   Affixed by the
   Bacchus Club
   Adelaide
As a gesture
Of goodwill to
Mark the centenary
         Of
Thomas Hardy & Sons Ltd
  Tintara Wines
  1853 - 1953

Source: MA
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