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08-January-2021
08-January-2021

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The scenic lookout commemorates Frank Jackman who was the Commissioner of Highways from 1958 to 1966.

Location

Address:A1 Highway, Swanport Wetlands, Frank Jackman Memorial Lookout, Long Flat, 5253
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.144701
Long: 139.315896
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 24th August, 1984
Front Inscription

Highways Department, South Australia

Frank Jackman Memorial Lookout

This lookout commemorates the name of the third Commissioner of Highways in South Australia, Frank Jackman, C. M. G., B. E., M. I. E. (Aust.)

This plaque was unveiled on 24 August 1984 by 
Hon. R. K. Abbott, M. P. Minister of Transport
M. J. Knight, Commissioner of Highways

Frank Downer Jackman ( 1901 - 1981 ) served the State for 43 years, initially in the Engineer-In-Chief`s Department, where he worked on the construction of River Murray locks and for the remaining 37 years in the Highways Department.

He was Commissioner of Highways from 1958 until his retirement in 1966 and directed major projects including the Blanchtower Bridge over the River Murray and the early stages of the South Eastern Freeway.

Source: MA
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