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17-February-2021
17-February-2021

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The plaque commemorates 150 years of Robe's history and development from 1846 to 1996.

The town was named after Governor Frederick Holt Robe who sailed into Guichen Bay in 1846 aboard the Government cutter, Lapwing. He chose the site for the town.



 

Location

Address:Victoria & Smilie Streets, Robe Institute, Robe, 5276
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.163097
Long: 139.756686
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1846
Approx. Event End Date:1996

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 15th December, 1996
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates 150 years of Robe`s history and development

1846 - 1996

Unveiled by His Excellency Sir Eric Neal A. C.  C. V. C.  Governor of South Australia

15. 12. 96

Source: MA
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