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The gates at the cemetery commemorate the pioneers of Harcourt and district.

HARCOURT, Sunday — Representing all local organisitions, a large gathering assembled at the Harcourt Cemetery this afternoon, when memorial gates erected in honour of the pioneers of the district were unveiled. In performing the ceremony Sir Harry Lawson referred to the work of the pioneers of the district and the example they had left for the younger generation to follow.

The Rev E Holloway a former resident of the district dedicated the gates which bore the following inscription - "In memory of the pioneers of Harcourt and district. These gates erected in 1935. Their faith our inheritance." The guard of honour was provided by the Harcourt and North Harcourt Girl Guides and Boy Scouts. Although inclement weather prevailed last night the reunion of descendents arranged by the memorial committee was succcessful.
Argus (Melbourne), 21 October 1935.


Address:Harmony Way, Cemetery, Harcourt, 3453
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.982545
Long: 144.256405
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Landscape


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 20th October, 1935
Front Inscription



Left Side Inscription
In memory of the pioneers of Harcourt and District
Right Side Inscription

These Gates Erected 1935.

"Their Faith
Our Inheritance"

Source: MA
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