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Bridge Re-opening : 28-November-2011
Bridge Re-opening : 28-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates the re-opening of the Iron Bridge in 1998.


Address:Shelford-Bannockburn Road, Shelford, 3329
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.013486
Long: 143.978261
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Technology


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 5th April, 1998
Front Inscription

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

Source: MA
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