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19-August-2020
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The bell tower was erected to commemorate the South Australian Jubilee Year in 1986. 1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the European colonisation of South Australia.

The British Province of South Australia was established by the South Australia Act 1834 in August 1834, and the South Australian Company formed on 9 October 1835 to fulfil the purposes of the Act by forming a new colony financed by land sales. The first settlers arrived on Kangaroo Island in July 1836, with all of the ships later sailing north soon afterwards to anchor in Holdfast Bay on the advice of Surveyor-General, Colonel William Light. 

Location

Address:1 Burr Street, Truro Primary School, Truro , 5356
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.410101
Long: 139.125543
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1836
Approx. Event End Date:1986

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 15th November, 1986
Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1986
Front Inscription

Truro Primary School Bell Tower

To commemorate the Sth Australian Jubilee 150 year

Unveiled by Reg Munchenburg 
Chairman School Council

November 15 1986
 

Source: MA
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