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Salvation Army : 01-January-2013
Salvation Army : 01-January-2013
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The plaque commemorates the 100th anniversary of the association of the Salvation Army and Montville.


Address:Main Street, Memorial Hall, Montville, 4560
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.688359
Long: 152.892334
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:01-January-1897
Actual Event End Date:01-January-1997


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 1st January, 1997
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The Salvation Army
1897 - 1997

On New Year`s Day, 1897, members of the Salvation Army`s Nambour Camp arrived in Montville on horseback and held a spiritual meeting on the village green with the isolated families of farmers and timbergetters of the area.  

Soon after a barracks was built adjacent to this hall.

This plaque was erected on January 1, 1997, by the Montville community to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the  Salvation Army`s long and close association with the village of Montville.

Source: MA
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