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14-October-2020
14-October-2020
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The plaque commemorates John Hector who gave land to the town of Glenelg so that the "Old Gum Tree" could be preserved and protected.

Location

Address:43 McFarlane Street, Old Gum Tree Reserve, Glenelg North, 5045
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.970511
Long: 138.520504
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event Start Date:28-December-1857
Actual Event End Date:28-December-1857

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1945
Front Inscription

To commemorate the public spirited action of John Hector Esq. of St. Leonards

Who on 28 - 12 - 1857 gave this piece of land to the Mayor, Aldermen, Councillors and Burgesses of the town of Glenelg so that the "Old Gum Tree" might be preserved and protected.

This memorial was erected in appreciation 1945

Source: MA
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