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30-July-2021
30-July-2021

Photographs supplied by Maureen Aquila
The plaque commemorates the centenary of Pompoota Hall which was opened in 1917. 

Location

Address:Billabong Road, Pompoota Hall, Pompoota, 5238
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.987661
Long: 139.340612
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event Start Date:22-January-1917
Actual Event End Date:22-January-2016

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 22nd January, 2017
Front Inscription

This plaque was unveiled on 22nd January 2017, by the Honourable Jay Weatherill MP Premier of South Australia.

The plaque commemorates the centenary of the Pompoota Hall, built as a school and community facility on the Pompoota Training Farm.

The hall was officially opened on 22nd January 1917, by the Honourable Crawford Vaughan, Premier and Minister of Education.

The farm was established to train returning World War 1 servicemen in agricultural pursuits so that they could take up the land through the Soldiers Settlement Scheme and support themselves and their families.

Source: MA
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