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Morgan Place commemorates Godfrey Morgan and his two sons, Godfrey Morgan and Methuen Young Morgan, former  councillors for the Shire of Murilla. 

Godfrey Morgan was a grazier and parliamentarian, who served as a Councillor for the Shire of Murilla from 1909 to 1910, a member of the Queensland Parliament from 1909 to 1939, serving from 1929 to 1932 as the Minister for Railways.

His son, Godfrey Morgan, was a grazier and a stock and station agent.  He was a Councillor for the Shire of Murilla from 1930 to 1936,  and Shire Chairman from 1936 to 1946.

Methuen Young Morgan, was a grazier and a Councillor for the Shire of Murilla from 1933 to 1946,  and Shire Chairman from 1946 to 1958.




Address:Warrego Highway, Miles Historical Village, Morgan Place, Miles, 4415
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.65988
Long: 150.196438
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 3rd September, 1983
Left Side Inscription

Morgan Place
(A Murilla Shire Council Project)

Project Management :  Parks and Gardens Committee
Cr. E. F. Geldard, Committee Chairman
Cr. R. J. Gilmour  Cr. P. V. Vowles
Cr. D. C. Sturrock, O.B.E.

Project Co-ordinator :  Mr. J. J. Hill, B. Comm. A.I.M.A.  Shire Clerk

Project Supervision :  Mr. T. G. R. Smith, Shire Overseer
Mr. N. M. Johnston

Our appreciation to the contributions of landscape architect Mr. Lloyd Williams of Brisbane who donated his services, and to the workmen of the Council engaged on the project.

Officially Opened On Saturday 3rd September, 1983 By  Cr. D. C. Sturrock, O.B.E, Shire Chairman

Source: MA, ADB
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