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The fountain was presented by the South Australian Association of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to commemorate the bicentenary of the European settlement of Australia.  

The plaque associated with the fountain was relocated to the Pathway of Honour in December 2003 on the 25th anniversary of the formation of the Association. 


Address:King William Road , Pathway of Honour, Adelaide, 5000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.918871
Long: 138.600541
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988


Front Inscription

Plaque :

The drinking fountain situated near the State War Memorial in North Terrace, Adelaide was presented to the City of Adelaide by the South Australian Association of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1988 to mark Australia`s Bicentenary

"Some there may be who have no memorial"

Plaque :

The plaque commemorating this event was re-located to this site and unveiled by Her Excellency Marjorie Jackson-Nelson, AC, CVO, MBE Governor of South Australia on 4 December 2003 to mark the 25th anniversary of the
formation of the Association

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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