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03-September-2020
03-September-2020

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The plaque commemorates the Adelaide to Melbourne Royal Mail Service across Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert undertaken by the paddle steamers "Telegraph" and "Dispatch" from 1867 to 1883.

 

Location

Address:18 Luard Street, Milang Post Office, Milang, 5256
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.406155
Long: 138.971322
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1867
Approx. Event End Date:1883

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:March-1997
Front Inscription

Milang and District Historical Society Inc.

Commemorating the Adelaide to Melbourne Royal Mail Service across Lakes 'Alexandrina' and 'Albert' undertaken by paddle steamers "Telegraph" and "Dispatch" 1867 - 1883

Milang to Meningie re-enactment by paddle steaner :Oscar W: 

Percy Thorpe and friends

February 9th and 10th 1991

 

 

Source: MA
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