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The plaque commemorates the Jubilee of the laying of the foundation stone of the building. The original foundation stone was laid on the 11th November 1920. 

The foundation stone of the new Pulteney Grammar School will be placed in position by His Excellency the Governor this afternoon. The Pulteney Street School was founded in 1847. In the war nearly 1,000 old boys, offered their services to the Empire, including Capt. Blackburn, the first South Australian to win the Victoria Cross. The council is erecting a first-class, up-to-date building, on South terrace, to accommodate 320 boys.
Register (Adelaide), 11 November 1920.



Address:South Terrace, Pulteney Grammar School , Adelaide, 5000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.935129
Long: 138.603131
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:11-November-1920
Actual Event End Date:11-November-1970


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th November, 1970
Front Inscription

His Excellency The Governor
Of South Australia,
 Maj. Gen. Sir James Harrison, K.C.M.G., C.B., C.B.E.,
Unveiled This Plaque To Commemorate
The Jubilee Of The Laying Of The
Foundation Stone Of This Building. 
November 11th, 1970.


Source: MA
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