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The plaque commemorates the donations of land by pioneer C. G. Nitschke for the establishment of the Lutheran Church, and a legacy left to the church by Mrs Mona Zeppel, the grand daughter of C. G. Nitschke.



Address:Schwarz Road, Bookpurnong, 5333
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.327272
Long: 140.606389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 1st January, 2018
Front Inscription

Pilgrims of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Bookpurnong.

Members acknowledge the land donations of pioneer farmer C G Nitschke. The land was surveyed from the Nitschke farm Perpetual Lease 11270.

Section 27 Hundred of Gordon 0.4047 ha for a church & school 5 / 8 / 1914.
Section 58 Hundred of Gordon 0.2023 ha for a cemetery 12 / 9/ 1921.
Section 80 Hundred of Gordon 0.3768 ha for a new church 10 / 3 / 1925.

This plaque is in honour of a legacy left to the church by
Mrs Mona Zeppel, granddaughter of C G Nitschke

Praise God for blessing received from the generosity of the Nitschke family.

Erected on the grounds 1 / 1 / 2018.

Source: MA
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