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The seat commemorates the centenary of Rotary International.

Rotary International is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. It is a secular organization open to all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, or political preference.

The first Rotary Club was formed when attorney Paul P. Harris called together a meeting of three business acquaintances in downtown Chicago, at Harris' friend Gustave E. Loehr's office in the Unity Building on Dearborn Street on February 23, 1905.

Note: The photo taken in December 2020 shows that the inscription plaque is missing. 


Address:Strickland Road, Brighton Rotary Lookout, Kingston Park, 5049
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.039014
Long: 138.516766
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:23-February-1905
Actual Event End Date:23-February-2005


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 23rd February, 2005
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This seat has been donated by the Rotary Club of Kingston

To commemorate the Centenary of Rotary on 23rd February 2005 and in appreciation of community support for the Club since its foundation in February 1982.

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