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The plaque commemorates the gifting of the land to be used for Stirling Oval by J and A. G. Johnston Limited of Oakbank to the District Council of Stirling in January 1936.



Address:Mount Barker Road, Stirling Oval, Stirling, 5152
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.007087
Long: 138.719085
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:13-January-1936
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Actual Event End Date:13-January-1936
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                     STIRLING OVAL

This Plaque Commemorates The Gifting Of This
Property By J & A G Johnston Ltd, Oakbank To The
         Former District Council of Stirling *
       On 13 January 1936, As Part Of The 
           State`s Centenary Celebration.
The Property Was Donated For The Benefit Of The
         Inhabitants Of The Township And District
       Of Stirling West And Its Visitors,
To Be Used Permanently As A Public Recreation
                       Ground For All.

( * known as Adelaide Hills Council since the 1997 council amalgamation )


Source: MA
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