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12-August-2018
12-August-2018

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The plaque commemorates the building of paddle steamers, barges and sailing boats in Milang from 1857 to 1900 for trading along the lakes and rivers.

Location

Address:Woodrow Drive, Milang, 5256
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.407949
Long: 138.974941
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1857
Approx. Event End Date:1900

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:March-1997
Front Inscription

Milang and District Historical Society

This plaque commemorates the building of paddle steamers, barges and sailing boats for the rivers and lakes trade from 1857 - 1900 in a dry dock near this site.

Erected in March 1997

 

Source: MA
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