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Tumbarumba Goldfields : 27-March-2011
Tumbarumba Goldfields : 27-March-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

A monument commemorates the miners who worked on the Tumbarumba goldfields from 1850 to 1930. The monument is located in the park which was established in 1994 on the site of the original goldfield. 


Address:Hammond Lane, Tumbarumba, 2653
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.775833
Long: 148.009306
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Approx. Event Start Date:1850
Approx. Event End Date:1930


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th November, 2000
Front Inscription

Tumbarumba Goldfields Heritage Park.

This monument commemorates the work and sacrifice of
thousands of miners who toiled on the Tumbarumba goldfields
between the 1850`s and the early 1930`s.  

This park was created in 1994 on the site of the original goldfield.

The Tumbarumba Creek was moved by the miners from the
western side of the park to where it is now.

The nozzle was made in Beechworth, Victoria, from where
many mining families came and was used on the goldfields.  
4th November 2000

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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