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15-August-2016
15-August-2016

Photographs supplied by Erich Nussbaumer
A monument commemorates the centenary of local government in Northampton from 1871 to 1971. 

Location

Address:North West Coastal Highway, Northampton Shire Council offices, Northampton, 6535
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.351704
Long: 114.630242
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Actual Event Start Date:24-January-1871
Actual Event End Date:24-January-1971

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 7th April, 1971
Front Inscription

Shire of Northampton
1871 - 1971

To Commemorate The Centenary 
          Of 
Local Government In Northampton.

This Shire Was Originally Named 
Mines Road Board 
On 24th January 1871, - One Of The First 
Local Authorities In Western Australia.

Samples Of Lead And Copper From Mines 
In The District First Discovered In 1848 
At The Murchison River.

This Memorial Officially Opened By 
Ern. E. Teakle, J.P. President. 7. 4. 1971.

Source: MA
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