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10-November-2020
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The plaque commemorates the arrival at the tollgate of a re-enactment of the gold escorts inuagurated by Police Commissioner Alexander Tolmer in 1852.

 

Location

Address:Princes Highway, Tollgate, Glen Osmond, 5064
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.965191
Long: 138.647308
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Colonial

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 8th October, 1986
Front Inscription

To commemorate the arrival at the tollgate of a re-enactment of the gold escorts inuagurated by Police Commissioner Alexander Tolmer in 1852

The S. A. Police Escorts brought gold from Castlemaine, Victoria, to Adelaide saving the colony of South Australia from economic ruin during the upheavals of the goldrushes

This plaque was unveiled on 8th October 1986 by Devon J. Batt, Mayor of Burnside, and Barry L. Schuetz, Mayor of Unley.

Right Side Inscription

  

Source: MA
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