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31-July-2015
31-July-2015

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A monument commemorates the establshment of a whale fishery in Victor Harbor in 1837.

 

Location

Address:121 Franklin Parade, Whalers Inn, Victor Harbor, 5211
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.586525
Long: 138.598771
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1837

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1949
Front Inscription

AN EARLY WHALE SETTLEMENT

          THIS TABLET
Was Erected To Commemorate
The Establishment In This Vicinity
    Of A Whale Fishery
           By The
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COMPANY 
           In 1837
       Unveiled 1949

Source: MA
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