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27-March-2021
27-March-2021

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The time capsule was placed in honour of the citizens of St George and District to mark the 150th anniversary of the naming of St George on St George`s Day by Sir Thomas Mitchell in 1846. 

Location

Address:Balonne Highway & Albert Street, Cavanough Park, St George, 4487
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.044909
Long: 148.567812
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Time Capsule
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 23rd April, 1996
Front Inscription

BALONNE SHIRE COUNCIL

Below Lies A Time Capsule Placed In Honour Of
The Citizens Of St. George And District
    On 23 April 1996
           By 
HER EXCELLENCY MRS LENEEN FORDE, A.C.
GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND
       To Mark
The Occasion Of The 150th Anniversary Of The
Naming Of St. George By Sir Thomas Mitchell
On St. George`s Day 23 April, 1846

To Be Opened On 23 April, 2046
                                N. L. S. Winks. Mayor

Source: MA
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