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The monument commemorates the ninety-nine years of service by the Sisters of St Joseph to Uralla from 1886 to 1984.

On May 19, 1886, St Joseph’s School, Uralla, opened its doors to students. There were seventy pupils. The school was initially run by four Sisters of St Joseph. The school, Convent and Church were built on land once farmed by Mr W. Ryan. The school building was built behind the Convent with timber from the old church in Queen Street.


Address:Bridge & Wood Streets, St Joseph`s School , Uralla, 2358
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.639125
Long: 151.504585
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1886
Approx. Event End Date:1984


Front Inscription

"No speech, no word, no voice is heard, yet their span extends through all the earth, their words to the utmost bounds of the  world"

Erected by the Parishioners of Uralla

In grateful remembrance of the ninety-nine years of service given to Uralla by the Sisters of St Joseph

1886 - 1984

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