Mining and Pastoral MonumentPrint Page
The Mining and Pastoral Monument acknowledges the role of the mining and pastoral industries in the development of Cobar.
|Address:||Barrier Highway, Cobar, 2835|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.498264|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1969|
MINING AND PASTORAL
This Monument Was Erected In 1969 By The Cobar
Museum Committee To Acknowledge The Roles Of
Both The Pastoral And Mining Industries In The
Development Of Cobar.
The Museum Project Was An Initiative Of The Cobar
Rotary Club, Who In 1967 Negotiated With Cobar
Mines Pty Ltd For The Donation Of The Old Office
Building To The Cobar Shire Council.
During The Following Two Years The Lions
And Apex Clubs Also Joined The Project.
The Ore Is From The CSA Copper Mine And The Ram
Is An Example Of The Once Familiar Golden
Fleece Petrol Advertising Signs.