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11-September-2017
11-September-2017
Photographs supplied by Peter Fewings
The monument commemorates Elizabeth A. Jones who died at this spot during the bushfires of December 1897 trying to reach her children.

Location

Address:Huon Road (B64 Highway), North West Bay River Crossing, Longley, 7109
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.970505
Long: 147.197582
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event Start Date:31-December-1897
Actual Event End Date:31-December-1897

Dedication

Front Inscription

ELIZABETH A. JONES
AGED 28 YEARS
PERISHED HERE
IN THE GREAT FIRE
December 31st 1897
In Trying To Reach Her Children
Buried At Sandy Bay
Erected by H. P Abery

Source: MA
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