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The plaque details that $2000 was donated towards the cost of the building, by the Lions Club, who raised the money at an air pageant held near Minlaton to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Adelaide to Minlaton Air Mail flight flown by Captain Harry Butler in 1919. 


Address:Main Street, Gum Flat Gallery, Minlaton, 5575
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.771983
Long: 137.595051
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Actual Event Start Date:
Approx. Event Start Date:1919
Actual Event End Date:
Approx. Event End Date:1969


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 10th August, 1969
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The Lions Club of Southern Yorke Peninsula donated $2000 towards the cost of this building 

This amount was raised at an Air Pageant organised by the Club & held near Minlaton 10th August 1969.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1st Air Mail flown from Adelaide to Minlaton by Captain Harry Butler, A. F. C.

Source: MA
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