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Centenary of Shire of Mount Rouse : 13-June-2013
Centenary of Shire of Mount Rouse : 13-June-2013
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates the centenary of the Shire of Mount Rouse.

Mount Rouse was incorporated as a road district on 2 October 1860 and became a shire on 26 January 1864. On 23 September 1994, the Shire was abolished, and merged with City of Hamilton, Shire of Wannon,and most of Dundas into the Shire of Southern Grampians. 


Address:Martin Street, Volcanoes Discovery Centre, Penshurst, 3289
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.875869
Long: 142.289933
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:26-January-1864
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1964


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 26th January, 1964
Front Inscription

This Tablet Was Erected To Commemorate The Centenary Of
The Shire of Mount Rouse
On 26th Day Of January, 1964
      Shire Council
President - Cr. R. Schramm, J.P.
Chatsworth Riding  Cr. S.R. Beggs  Cr. H.L.O. Bull  Cr. B.I. Murrie
Glenthompson Riding  Cr. F.C. Norbiro, J.P.  Cr. R. A. Fraser, J.P.  Cr. S. J. Dowling
Dunkeld Riding  Cr. J.N. Myers  Cr. G.C. Taylor, J.P.  Cr. R.J. Woodburn
Penshurst Riding  Cr. P. J. Fry  Cr. E.H. Kruger

Secretary : G. M. Commons
Engineer : A. J. Swindon

Source: MA
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