75th Anniversary of Eastern GoldfieldsPrint Page
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.
|Address:||Bayley Street, Coolgardie, 6429|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -30.954167|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 17th September, 1967|
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).