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Breakwater Memorial Stone : 15-March-2012
Breakwater Memorial Stone : 15-March-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates the commencement of the construction of the breakwater, and the Williamstown, Mount Alexander and Murray Valley railway line

Location

Address:Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park, , Williamstown, 3018
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.866733
Long: 144.912553
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1855

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1977
Front Inscription

Breakwater Memorial Stone 1855

This historic basalt marker formerly stood upon the approaches to Breakwater Pier and was erected to commemorate inauguration of the construction of the breakwater and of the Williamstown, Mount Alexander & Murray Valley railway system by private enterpise.

Williamstown Historical Society 1978

 

Source: MA
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