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02-September-2016
02-September-2016

Photographs supplied by John Huth
The sculpture commemorates the migrants from Finland who settled in the Sunshine Coast area. 
 

Location

Address:Finland Road, Finnish Memorial Park, Marcoola, 4564
State:QLD
Area:AUs
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.605373
Long: 153.072568
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Artist:Martii Vaananen (Kiiminki, Finland)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 6th April, 1997
Front Inscription

1896 - 

Plaque:

( Inscription in Finnish )

Back Inscription

Park Committee

Martti Moisander, Paavo Mantyla, Veikko Nieminen 

Thanks to the following persons, organisations and companies who have made monetary donations towards the Memorial and Park, which has made it possible for us to make this Finnish Memorial Park and Memorial

[ Names ]

This memorial was designed and made by artist Martii Vaananen of Kiiminki Finland.

The unveiling of the memorial was performed by the Finnish Ambassador Esko Hamilo on 6th April 1997.

Source: MA
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