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01-March-2020
01-March-2020

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The plaque commemorates the centenary of the proving of the Greta Coal Seam.

Location

Address:262 Leggetts Drive, Richmond Vale Railway Museum, Richmond Vale, 2327
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.860183
Long: 151.484193
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event Start Date:03-August-1886
Actual Event End Date:03-August-1986

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 3rd August, 1986
Front Inscription

Professor Sir T. W. Edgeworth David Geology Museum

Commemorating the centenary of the proving of the Greta Coal Seam in Swamp Creek Abermain, by T. W. Edgeworth David

- 3rd August 1886 -

Officially opened by Mr. J. M. Wilcox Chairman of the Joint Coal Board

- 3rd August 1986 -

This museum was established with the generous assistance of the Joint Coal Board

S. G. Williams            Mayor City of Cessnock
A. J. Frame O. A. M. Chairman Richmond main Historic Park Board of Management

Source: MA
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