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The plaque commemorates the 125th anniversary of the Tarampa State School in 2005. 

Tarampa State School opened in 1880 as Tarampa Provisional School on a 1.62 hectare site within the small agricultural settlement in the Brisbane Valley, to serve the sparse but growing rural population. Due to increased enrolments, Tarampa's provisional school was upgraded to a state school in 1886.

As settlement increased, the provisional school building was replaced by a Ferguson-designed teaching building (1886) and other structures and landscape elements were built, including a playshed (1897) and a new teacher's residence (1934). The school has been in continuous operation since establishment and has been a focus for the local community as a place for important social and cultural activity.


Address:18 Manthey Road, Tarampa State School, Tarampa, 4311
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.487143
Long: 152.546195
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:
Approx. Event Start Date:1880
Actual Event End Date:
Approx. Event End Date:2005


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th April, 2005
Front Inscription

In commemoration of the 125th anniversary

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`Learning, growing, sharing`

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