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03-August-2014
03-August-2014
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The plaque commemorates the Staghorn Flat State School No. 1593 which stood opposite the site from 1875 to 1937. The plaque also acknowledges Hedley Colwell, headmaster of the school from 1889 to 1929 and respected community leader. 

Location

Address:Yackandandah - Wodonga Road, On Avenue of Honour Memorial, Staghorn Flat, 3691
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.24475
Long: 146.93405
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Education
Approx. Event Start Date:1875
Approx. Event End Date:1937

Dedication

Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the Staghorn Flat State School No. 1593

1875 - 1937

Which stood on the hillside opposite until 1999

and Hedley Colwell the devoted Headmaster from 1889 - 1929 

Who exercised a formative influence on those enlisted

A wise and trusted leader in community and church 

Local historian

Source: MA
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