Pillar of Stone

Pillar of Stone (HM1C8K)

Location: Fitzroy, Victoria 3065
Country: Australia
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S 37° 48.311', E 144° 58.34'

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This pillar of stone quarried from Stawell was placed here on the insistence of
The Hon. John Woods, M.P.
(born Liverpool England November 5th 1822, died Brighton Victoria April 2nd 1892; engineer, politician and inventor, commissioner International Exhibition 1880 and exhibition trustee 1881-1892) to express his indignation of the choice of New South Wales stone for Parliament House and to show the enduring qualities of local stone.
HM NumberHM1C8K
Year Placed1979
Placed ByRoyal Exhibiton Trustees
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)55H E 321497 N 5813863
Decimal Degrees-37.80518333, 144.97233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesS 37° 48.311', E 144° 58.34'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 18.66" S, 144° 58' 20.40" E
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy Victoria 3065, AU
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