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24-June-2018
24-June-2018
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The plaque commemorates the departure of pioneer missionaries in October 1875 from Bethany who left to establish the Hermannsburg Mission in the Northern Territory.

Location

Address:184 Bethany Road, Lutheran Church, Bethany, 5352
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.538337
Long: 138.969901
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Actual Event Start Date:22-October-1875
Actual Event End Date:22-October-1875

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 19th October, 1975
Front Inscription

In commemoration of the departure of the pioneer missionaries from Bethany

22nd October 1875

To establish the Hermannsburg Mission among the Aborigines in Central Australia

Unveiled 19th October 1975

Source: MA
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