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02-November-2020
02-November-2020
Photographs supplied by Denis Binnion

The obelisk commemorates Alexander Scott Murray who was a manager of Wirrabara Station.

He had a large public role and apart from supporting local organisations he did public works like laying the foundation stone of the Laura Institute. On his death he left a wife and four children under five years of age. 

Location

Address:Highway B82, Wongabirrie Park, Wirrabara, 5481
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.031283
Long: 138.266801
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event Start Date:
Approx. Event Start Date:August-1880
Actual Event End Date:
Approx. Event End Date:August-1880

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 8th February, 1882
Front Inscription

This monument was erected by the friends of the late Alexander Scott Murray,

Who died at Wirrabara

August 1880 Aged 34 years.

Source: MA
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