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Bayley + Hannan Marker
Bayley + Hannan Marker
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Historical Marker commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the beginning of the Eastern Goldfields after the discovery of gold by Alfred Bayley at Coolgardie and Patrick Hannan at Kalgoorlie.

Location

Address:Bayley Street, Coolgardie, 6429
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.954167
Long: 121.164722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 17th September, 1967
Front Inscription

This historical marker was unveiled on September 17th, 1967 by the Minister for Mines the HON.A.F.GRIFFITH M.L.C to mark the 75th Anniversary of the beginning of the Eastern Goldfields, the vast riches of which were discovered by pioneer prospecters, here represented by Arthur Bayley (Coolgardie) and Patrick Hannan (The Golden Mile).

Source: MA
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