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18-August-2020
18-August-2020

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

The plaque commemorates the centenary of the laying of the foundation stone of the William R. Randell Lock.

The lock was named after William Randell who was a pioneer of river navigation in the 1800s.

Location

Address:Godley Street, Lock 1, Blanchetown, 5357
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.350501
Long: 139.615575
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event Start Date:05-June-1915
Actual Event End Date:05-June-2015

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 5th June, 2015
Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2001
Front Inscription

This stone marking the site of the William R. Randell Lock was laid by the Hon. Ian Hunter MLC Minister for Water and the River Murray on the occassion of the centenary of the original ceremony for laying the foundation stone for construction of Lock 1

5th June 2015

Source: MA
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