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17-April-2014 (Arthur Garland)
17-April-2014 (Arthur Garland)

Photographs supplied by John Huth / Arthur Garland / Peter F Williams

The seat commemorates topiarist Jack Cashion who started sculpting hedges around Oatlands in the 1960s.

Jack Cashion, who while working as a patrolman in the early 1960's on a stretch of the Midland (Heritage) Highway between Tunbridge and Oatlands, clipped a procession of topiary "rare birds and animals and other creations" along the side of the highway.

Location

Address:68 High Street, Memorial Community Hall, Oatlands, 7120
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.299618
Long: 147.371481
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription

This Seat Is A Tribute To
JACK CASHION
1914 - 1987 
From The Community Of Oatlands

During The 1960`s And 1970`s Jack Established A Trail Of Over 100 Creative Topiaries Along The Old Midland Highway Between Oatlands And Tunbridge.

Admired And Enjoyed By Travellers From All Over The World, Jack`s Remaining Animals And Other Decorative Shapes Are A Reminder Of The Past And An Encouragement For The Future

Source: MA
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