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The plaque commemorates 150 years since the proclamation of the Urana township in 1859. 

Department of Land and Public Works, 6th May 1859. URANA.
Notice is hereby given, that a site has been fixed upon for a Town, to be called Urana, at the undermentioned place, and that Copies of the approved Plan have been deposited for public information at the Surveyor General's Office, in Sydney, and at the Police Office, Albury, viz:— Urana, situated at Urana Creek, on the road from Wagga Wagga to Deniliquin, and about 80 miles from the former township. JOHN ROBERTSON.
New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney), 10 May 1859 (No.80).


Address:13 William Street, Urana Courthouse Museum, Urana, 2645
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.332165
Long: 146.268193
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:06-May-1859
Actual Event End Date:06-May-2009


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 6th May, 2009
Front Inscription

Commemorating 150 Years
        Since The
Proclamation Of The Town Of Urana
    6th May 1859

Sesqui Centenary Committee
6th May 2009

T L McFarlane    D P Smith 
Secretary            President

Source: MA
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