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The fountain commemorates the services of E. J. Delany as Shire Secretary from 1912 to 1949. Delany Avenue was also named on his honour. 

BRIGHT, Sunday. — Part of the Harrietville-road was named Delany-avenue yesterday by the C.R.B. chairman (Mr. D. V. Darwin), in honor of Mr. E. Delany, on his retirement from the position of shire secretary for 34 years. This was one of a series of functions held as a tribute to Mr. Delany for his work in the development of Bright.
Age (Melbourne), 12 September 1949.




Address:Delany Avenue, Morses Creek, Bright, 3741
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.726596
Long: 146.963406
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Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 10th September, 1949
Front Inscription

Erected in appreciation to the services of E. J. Delany Esq. J. P. 

Shire Secretary 1912 to 1949

On the occasion of the naming this road Delany Avenue

Bright  10. 9. 1949

Source: MA
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