World War II Memorial Plaque, The Athenaeum, Yackandandah, Victoria, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WanderingAus
S 36° 18.782 E 146° 50.331
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Quick Description: An 'Australia Remembers - 1945-1995' Plaque on the front of the historical Athenaeum bulding in Main Street, in the picturesque rural and former gold-mining town of Yackandandah.
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 4/16/2012 12:18:42 AM
Waymark Code: WME7Z7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
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Long Description:
The bronze plaque, on the front wall to the right of the doorway, bears the 'Australia Remembers - 1945-1995' logo above the inscription:
IN HONOUR OF
THE MEN & WOMEN WHO SERVED
AUSTRALIA IN TIME OF CONFLICT
DURING WORLD WAR II


LEST WE FORGET

Built in 1878 to house 3000 books for the local book club, the Athenaeum was the social and intellectual centre of the town. There were two reading rooms, a few stuffed birds, and a boomerang or two. A full sized slate billiard table was installed in 1899.

The Athenaeum, notable for the Temple composition of the facade, now houses the Tourist Information Centre.

Date of Dedication: 1/1/1995

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: The bronze plaque is on the outside front wall, to the right of the doorway, and is always accessable

Access times: From: 12:00 AM To: 11:00 PM

Location of waymark:
The Athenaeum
29 High Street
Yackandandah , Victoria Australia
3749


Commemoration: In Honour of the Men & Women who Served Australia in Time of Conflict During World War II.

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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