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21-September-2020
21-September-2020

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

The sign commemorates 70 years of the Karoonda Area School.

 

Location

Address:North Terrace, Karoonda Area School, Karoonda, 5307
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.092355
Long: 139.895124
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sign
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Education
Approx. Event Start Date:January-1941
Approx. Event End Date:January-2011

Dedication

Front Inscription

`Karoonda Area School celebrating 70 years in 2011`

Area Map

The Karoonda School was built and opened in 1917.  In January 1941 Karoonda became the first area school in South Australia.

The schools shown on the map were progressively closed and the students were transported to Karoonda.

This plaque was initially erected by the Karoonda C. W. A. in 1986

Source: MA
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