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Mining and Pastoral Monument Cobar
Mining and Pastoral Monument Cobar

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The Mining and Pastoral Monument acknowledges the role of the mining and pastoral industries in the development of Cobar. 

Location

Address:Barrier Highway, Outside Mining Museum, Cobar, 2835
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.498264
Long: 145.842597
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1969
Front Inscription

          MINING AND PASTORAL

This Monument Was Erected In 1969 By The Cobar 
Museum Committee To Acknowledge The Roles Of 
Both The Pastoral And Mining Industries In The 
        Development Of Cobar.
The Museum Project Was An Initiative Of The Cobar 
Rotary Club, Who In 1967 Negotiated With Cobar 
Mines Pty Ltd For The Donation Of The Old Office 
   Building To The Cobar Shire Council.
During The Following Two Years The Lions And
    Apex Clubs Also Joined The Project. 
The Ore Is From The CSA Copper Mine And The Ram 
Is An Example Of The Once Familiar Golden 
    Fleece Petrol Advertising Signs.

Source: MA
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