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29-April-2018
29-April-2018

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The cairn commemorates the pioneering families of the North West coast and was unveiled to mark the centenary of the proclamation of the town of Penguin. 

The cairn was built by eight municipalities of the Northwest Coast.

Location

Address:Dial Road, Mount Montgomery, 5 kilometres south of Penguin, Penguin, 7316
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.172978
Long: 146.048497
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1875
Approx. Event End Date:1975

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 27th October, 1975
Front Inscription

North West Municipal Region No 2

Erected To The Pioneering Families
Of The North West Coast
Responsible For The First Settlements
Of The Undermentioned Municipalities

Circular Head  1826     Wynyard     1841
Latrobe             1826     Ulverstone  1848
Burnie               1827     Penguin      1852
Devonport         1828    Kentish        1859
Unveiled By The Minister For Tourism
   Hon. M. T. C. Barnard, M.H.A.,
To Mark The Centenary Of The Proclamation
       Of Town Of Penguin
      26th October, 1975

Source: MA,RUMT
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