"Federation Park - Centenary Celebrations 2001"

Included within the project, was the Centenary of Australia's Federation Celebration's. 

This took place during the Year 2001 and to celebrate it a committee was formed to erect a feature for the entrance to the park.

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"The Centenary of Federation Committee in front of one of the Silhouettes"

Left to Right: Toni Brown, Mike Colbey, Barb Neindorf, Ron Wilksch, Maureen Keller, Glen Rooke and Karen Brohan.

At the entrance off Commercial St, tiles were made by the Primary School children and were erected on the walls to commemorate the occasion.

 

The layout was: Western side of Entrance Eastern side of Entrance
  Silhouettes of an old Waggon with Horses. Silhouettes of an old Steam Train.
  Tiles depicting the History of Robertstown. Tiles depicting Robertstown in the Year 2001.

 

Below is a selection of photo's of the entrance.

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The plaque that was erected to mark the occasion.

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The tile that was made by the children to mark the occasion.

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A front view from the North, looking South.

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Another view from the front.

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A view of the Horses & Waggon.

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The plaque on the Horses and Waggon Silhouette.

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The tiles on the wall near the Horses and  Waggon.

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The tiles with the information about the History of Robertstown.

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A view of the Steam Train.

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The plaque on the Steam Train Silhouette.

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The tiles on the wall near the Steam Train.

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The tiles with the information about the Robertstown in the Year 2001.

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A view of the front from North to South.

 

 

 

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A view of the front from West to East.

 

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Last modified: April 25, 2005
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