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11-July-2015
11-July-2015

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Ian Bevege

Five concrete pillars representing sugar cane are set in a pool, and were erected at a cost of $5000 by CSR and presented to the people of Ingham to commemorate the centenary of sugar milling which commenced in Darkwater, New South Wales in 1870.

Location

Address:Jane & McIlwraith Streets, Ingham Memorial Botanic Gardens, Ingham, 4850
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -18.651944
Long: 146.158611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1870
Approx. Event End Date:1970

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
Front Inscription

          Presented To 
THE CITIZENS OF INGHAM
                  By 
THE COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING CO. LTD.  
              TO MARK 
THE CENTENARY OF COMMERCIAL SUGAR MILLING 
        BY THE COMPANY
             1870-1970.

C.S.R first crushed cane commercially at Darkwater, 
             NSW 1870
.

Source: NRUM,MA
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