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A tree commemorates the re-opening of the Iron Bridge in 1998.
|Address:||Shelford-Bannockburn Road, Shelford, 3329|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.013486|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 5th April, 1998|
To commemorate the re-opening of the old iron bridge at Shelford on 5th April 1998
A St. Helena Island willow was planted by Mr. Roy (Bill) Gillett, a local resident who grew this tree for a cutting taken from a willow tree planted at "The Settlers Arms" in 1843 by Captain Francis Ormond. He having brought a sprig from a St, Helena Island willow growing at the grave site of Napoleon Boneparte of France