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A plaque commemorates the centenary of Hobart`s first public electricity supply which commenced in 1898.

 

Location

Address:Elizabeth & Macquarie Streets, near General Post Office, Hobart, 7000
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.882689
Long: 147.330146
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1898
Approx. Event End Date:1998

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 19th November, 1998
Front Inscription

1898 - 1998

This plaque commemorates the Centenary of Hobart`s first public electricity supply

19 November 1998.

This light pole was part of the original system

Aurora Energy
Hobart City Council

 

Source: MA
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