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01-September-2018
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The plaque on the John McKinlay monument commemorates the installation of the electricity supply to McKinlay in December 1965.

Location

Address:Middleton Street, McKinlay, 4823
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -21.27374
Long: 141.288335
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event STart Date:17-December-1965
Actual Event End Date:17-December-1965

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 28th April, 1966
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the installation of electricity supply in the town of McKinlay

17th December 1965

This project was made possible by the co-operation of the residents of McKinlay  the McKinlay Shire Council and the Townsville Regional Electricity Board

Ald. J. A. Sherriff        Chairman of the Board
Clr. A. E. Netterfield   Chairman McKinlay Shire

Unveiled by J. J. McDonald O.B.E.

28th April 1966

Source: MA
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