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12-December-2020
12-December-2020

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren
A sculpture of a Kangaroo and an Emu commemorates the centenary of the Federation of the Australian colonies in January 1901.

Location

Address:Railway Terrace South, Federation Park, Paskeville, 5552
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.039513
Long: 137.904745
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Actual Event Start Date:01-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:01-January-2001
Designer:Max Zwar (Arthurton, SA)
Monument Manufacturer:Max Zwar (Arthurton, SA)

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque :

The Emu and Kangaroo sculptures have been constructed out of scrap metal (mainly iron fence posts).  The Emu is to scale.

They were created by Mr Max Zwar of Arthurton as a gift to the region and symbolise the Federation of Australia

Source: MA
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