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12-June-2019
12-June-2019
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The plaque commemorates the switching on of bulk electricity at Walgett in November 1960.

 

Location

Address:78 Fox Street, Walgett Historical Society Museum, Walgett, 2832
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.022882
Long: 148.116291
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event STart Date:11-November-1960
Actual Event End Date:11-November-1960

Dedication

Front Inscription

To commemorate the switching on of bulk electricity at Walgett on 11th November, 1960 by - A. W. B. Coady Esq., C.M.G., B.A., B. Ec., Chairman of the Electricity Commission of N.S.W. 

Namoi Valley County Council

Cr. M. J. Hawker - Chairman  Ald. F. L. O`Keefe - Dep. Chairman
Cr. W. C. Muir                         Ald. J. Delaney
Cr. K. G. Colless                     Ald. K. H. Thew
Cr. M. C. Seccombe               Ald. C. E. Munday
Cr. G. A. Evans                      Cr B. B. Gunning

Source: MA
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