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Plaque 2 : 11-May-2015
Plaque 2 : 11-May-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter D. Wenham
The plaque with signage commemorates the 120th anniversary of the settlement of Lyrup and provides information about the history of the settlement. 

Lyrup was established in 1894 by the South Australian government as a part of the creation of a communal land system (one of twelve settlements). 243 people originally settled in Lyrup. The town was gazetted on 24 September 1896 and was named after "Lyrup's Hut", a boundary rider's shack.


Address:Thayne Terrace, SS Ellen Park , Lyrup, 5343
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.25398
Long: 140.64683
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1894
Approx. Event End Date:2014


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 22nd February, 2014
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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