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28-October-2018
28-October-2018

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A number of Fig trees were planted in January 1901 to celebrate the Federation of the Australian States into the Commonwealth of Australia, and were re-dedicated in January 2001 to commemorate the Centenary of the Federation.

Location

Address:Railway Parade, Railway Station, Mount Morgan, 4714
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.638404
Long: 150.386885
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Actual Event Start Date:01-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:01-January-2001

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 1st January, 1901
Front Inscription

CENTENARY OF FEDERATION
These Fig trees Were Laid To Celebrate
The Federation Of Australia
On 1st January 1901
And Were Officially Re-Dedicated
On The 1st January 2001
To Commemorate The Centenary Of Federation.

Hon. Paul Neville MP           Member for Hinkler
Councillor S. G. Lean OAM  Mayor

Source: MA
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