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20-July-2020
20-July-2020

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The cairn and a bell commemorate the 120th anniversary of the Riverton Primary School from 1866 to 1986.

 

Location

Address:Paul Street, Riverton Primary School, Riverton, 5412
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.157181
Long: 138.744736
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Education
Actual Event Start Date:25-October-1866
Actual Event End Date:25-October-1986

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th October, 1986
Front Inscription

This cairn was erected and the bell installed to commemorate the 120th anniversary of Riverton Primary School which was opened on 25th October, 1866

It also records the closing of several small schools in the District and their amalgamation with the Riverton Primary School :
Peters Hill              1955
Rhynie                   1966
Convent of Mercy  1969
Marrabel                1970

This plaque was unveiled on the 25th October, 1986 by Quentin J. Hornhardt B, Ed., Dip. T. 
Principal 1975 to 1999

Source: MA
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