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15-September-2018
15-September-2018

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The plaque commemorates the centenary of the arrival of the railway to Charleville in March 1888.

Location

Address:King Street, Charleville Railway Station, Charleville, 4470
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.406627
Long: 146.242965
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State
Actual Event Start Date:01-March-1888
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Actual Event End Date:01-March-1988
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Dedication

Front Inscription

                             Australia 
                           1788 - 1988

Commemorating the centenary of the arrival
of the railway in Charleville 1. 3. 1888.
Railway Centenary Committee : President
Mr W. Bourke, Secretary Mrs. J. Phillips,
Treasurer Mrs V. Hasted, Messrs. N O`Connell,
R. Sheehan, W. Shallvy, G. Balsillie.
Mesdames J. Sheehan, S. Sullivan, M O`Connell,
I. McCoy. 
                $500 was donated by
               Local Bicentennial Authority

Source: MA
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