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18-January-2021
18-January-2021

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

Four cairns commemorate the early history of the area and the original survey of the village by Colonel Light and his company, Light, Finiss and Company in 1838.

Location

Address:Market & Nixon Streets, Marion, 5043
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.008279
Long: 138.552112
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:November-1838
Approx. Event End Date:November-1838

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th November, 1988
Front Inscription

City of Marion

This plaque was unveiled on Sunday 27 November 1988 by His Worship the Mayor of Marion K V Hodgson

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of survey of the village of Marion by Colonel William Light in November 1838

 

Source: MA
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