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09-July-2014
09-July-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / John Huth

The statue commemorates Gympie's past gold miners who first mined in the district in 1867.  The Lions Club of Gympie commissioned Mr Herman Hussman to design the statue as a community project for presentation to the City of Gympie. 

Location

Address:Bruce Highway, Lake Alford Park, Husman Place, Gympie, 4570
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.21629
Long: 152.684228
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Monument Designer:Hermann Hussman

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1976
Front Inscription

THE STATUE TO THE GOLD DIGGERS
             Presented
         TO THEIR CITY
                 By
THE LIONS CLUB OF GYMPIE
               1976

Designed And Sculpted By Herman Hussman
As A Gift To The People Of Australia.

The Tripod Characterises The Underground Goldmining.
In The Ceiling Of The Statue Is The Sculptured
Lions Club Emblem

Source: NRUM, MA
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