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15-October-2020
15-October-2020

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The Nan Harford Bushland Trail commemorates Frederick Dudley Melville who was the first Inspector of Forest from 1911 to 1924, and the Assistant Conservator of Forests from 1924 to 1928.  He worked for over 54 years in forestry.

Location

Address:Reynolds Drive, Nan Harford Bushland Trail, Mount Lofty, 5152
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.984654
Long: 138.708159
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Pathway
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 8th May, 1994
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Nan Harford Bushland Trail

In memory of Frederick Dudley Melville,

The first Inspector of Forest ( 1911 - 1924) and Assistant Conservator of Forests ( 1924 - 1928) whose career in forestry extended over fifty four years. 

His love of nature was passed on to his daughter, Nancy Harford, the former owner of this bushland from 1943 - 1990.

Unveiled by Nancy Harford, 8 May 1994.

 

Source: MA
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