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Brighton Horticultural Society : 24-September-2012
Brighton Horticultural Society : 24-September-2012
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A plaque commemorates the Brighton Horticultural Society`s 154 years of horticulture and service to the Brighton community.


Address:Wilson Street, Municipal Gardens, Brighton, 3186
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.910661
Long: 144.998522
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1856
Approx. Event End Date:2010


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2010
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This plaque commemorates the
Brighton Horticultural Society
1856 - 2010

In the 19th century `s annual shows opened by the Governor of Victoria before as many as 8000 people celebrated the magnificent private gardens, orchards, vineyards and livestock of the suburb.

In the 20th century the Society flourished with the rise of home gardens producing flowers, fruit and vegetables.

This plaque was dedicated by His Worship the Mayor Councillor Alex Del Porto in recognition of 154 years of horticulture and service to our community.

Source: MA
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