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14-April-2015
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A monument commemorates the cedar getters who were responsible for opening up the Tweed Valley in the 1840s. The memorial consists of a tree stump with a life size figure holding an axe and resting on the stump.

Location

Address:Wollumbin Street , Knox Park , Murwillumbah, 2484
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.327708
Long: 153.394258
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Monument Designer:Ian Shaw
Link:http://www.acph.nicheit.com.au/

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 21st January, 1989
Front Inscription

      THE CEDAR CUTTER
           was erected by
MURWILLUMBAH ROTARY CLUB
and presented to the people of
MURWILLUMBAH AND THE TWEED VALLEY
on Saturday 21st January 1989.

A bicentennial project undertaken in their fiftieth year
and dedicated to the cedar getters who were responsible for
opening up the Tweed Valley around the 1840s. This project
was conceived and totally financed by Murwillumbah
Rotary Club members. It was their contribution and thanks
for being part of the Tweed Valley of contrasts.


             Members 
                (Names)
         Honorary Members
                (Names)

Design & Carving  Ian Shaw Shaw's Woodcraft

Source: MA,ACPH
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