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Mining and Pastoral Monument Cobar
Mining and Pastoral Monument Cobar

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

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
Long: 145.842597
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1969
Front Inscription

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.

Source: Outside Mining Museum
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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