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09-October-2015 (Chris McLaughlin)
09-October-2015 (Chris McLaughlin)

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Chris McLaughlin / Peter F Williams

The gateway commemorates the 150 years of continuous education at the Braidwood Central School from 1849 to 1999.



Address:Wallace Street, Adjacent to Braidwood Museum, Braidwood, 2622
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.440312
Long: 149.800069
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1849
Approx. Event End Date:1999


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 7th August, 1999
Front Inscription

Plaque :

B.C.S. Sesquicentenary Gateway

This project could not have been completed without the help of the following businesses & individuals.

Braidwood Rural & Building Supplies ;
Braidwood Hardware & Paint ; Canturf ; Greencorps ; Wesfarmers Dalgety ;
L. Coffey ;         K. Cseleda;                B. Day; N. Densley;  L. & N. Ellis;
R. Heanes;       C. & C. Kindrachuk;   K. & J. McCarron ;
D. McMillan;     F. Palacek ;                G. Pritchard;              D. Sargent ;
S. & A. Storey; J. Travis & Students & Staff of  B.C.S.

Project Artists - A. Townsend, S. Bleach & A. Marshall.

Plaque :

Colin Waters Superintendent, Batemans Bay District declared this gateway open.

It commemorates 150 years of continuous public education at Braidwood Central School.  
August 7, 1999

Rod McClure Principal.  
Ken Boston   Managing Director of TAFE N.S.W.  Director-General of Education & Training

This project was supported by the Australia Council, N.S.W. Ministry of the Arts and Tallaganda Shire Council

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