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First Dahlia & Arts Festival Plaque : 29-April-2014
First Dahlia & Arts Festival Plaque : 29-April-2014
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A plaque commemorates the official opening of the first Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts Festival held in March 1972.


Address:Peg Leg & Sailors Gully Roads, Eaglehawk Town Hall, Eaglehawk, 3556
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.717276
Long: 144.251261
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th March, 1972
Front Inscription

To Commemorate The Official Opening
The First Eaglehawk Dahlia And Arts
His Excellency  Major General

        Sir Rohan Delacombe
K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., C.B., D.S.O., K.St.J., Governor Of Victoria 
    Saturday March 25th 1972
        Festival Committee :
Cr. E. G. Gerry, J.P.,  President
A. W. Llewellyn, Secretary.
       Borough Council :
Cr. J. Taylor, Mayor.
A. J. Smark, Town Clerk

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