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12-October-2016 (Peter F Williams)
12-October-2016 (Peter F Williams)

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland / John Huth / Peter F Williams

The fountain commemorates the former Mayor and Lord Mayors of Hobart since 1853. A plaque was added to the fountain in 2013 to commemorate the 50th anniversary. 

Location

Address:Liverpool Street & Brooker Avenue, Railway Roundabout, Hobart, 7000
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.878104
Long: 147.331031
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1853
Designer:Geoff Parr, Rod Cuthbert, Vere Cooper (designers), Tom Samek (mural 2013)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 4th February, 1963
Front Inscription

Mayors and Lord Mayors of Hobart

[ Names ] 

Plaque:

Railway Roundabout Memorial Fountain
1963 - 2013

This plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of this memorial fountain, originally designed by Geoff Parr, Rod Cuthbert and Vere Cooper.

Refurbished in 2013 incorporating a new mosiac by Tom Samek

Plaque :

Erected by the citizens of Hobart as a tribute to the Mayors and Lord Mayors of Hobart since 1853

Inspired and planned by the City Development Association

Opened on the 4th February 1963 by Sir Stanley Burbury K.B.E. Chief Justice of Tasmania

Source: MA
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