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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Inscription
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Inscription

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The Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse commemorates the worlds' mariners.

The following cablegram has been received by the hon. the Premier: - "Kerridale, 10/12/96.  The lighthouse on Cape Leeuwin, the extreme south western point of the Australian continent, opened, and dedicated to the world's mariners at noon to day -JOHN FORREST, Premier."  The Premier (Sir Edward Braddon) has acknowledged the receipt of the notification and conveyed to Sir John Forrest the congratulations of Tasmania.
The Mercury (Hobart), 14th December 1896.


Address:Leeuwin Road, Cape Leeuwin, 6290
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.374965
Long: 115.136344
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Technology
Designer:William Douglass (Britain)
Monument Manufacturer:M.C. Davies & J.Wishart


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 10th December, 1896
Front Inscription

Dedicated to the world`s mariners

10th December 1896

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au