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A sundial commemorates the centenary of Mates Department Store.
In 1850 Thomas Hodges Mate decided to open a general store in Albury and as his emporium prospered he expanded as a wholesaler and had a bonded store. At first his store housed the post office and telegraph office but they moved to other premises in 1862.
|Address:||Wodonga Place & Smollett Street, Botanic Gardens, Albury, 2640|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.080466|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1850|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1950|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 1st May, 1950|
1850 ~ 1950
"It matters not how long we
live, but how"
And Surrounding Setting
Was Presented To The People
Of Albury And District By
On The Occasion Of The
Centenary Of The Company
1st May 1950