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12-December-2020
12-December-2020

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

The plaque commemorates the pioneers of the District and marks the site of the former Poonindie Mission Station.  It replaces the former Black Stump which was damaged by fire on 11th January 2005.

 

 

Location

Address:Lincoln Highway, Poonindie, 5607
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.580781
Long: 135.879656
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2006
Front Inscription

     This Black Stump
Marks The Lands Of The Former 
Poonindie Mission Station
        1850 - 1896
And Stands As A Tribute To The
 Pioneers Of This District
Unveiled By Sir Lyall McEwin K. B. E.
       16th May 1976
        Erected By 
Pt. Lincoln Caledonian Society
    P. J. Baillie, Chief

The Former "Black Stump"
     Damaged By
The Bushfire On The 11th January 2005
  Was Replaced By
This Fireproof Black Rock In 2006
Using Funds Provided By The 
Eyre Regional Development Board

Source: MA
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