Casey Cardinia Remembers
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Opening Ceremony plaque Transcription Cannons Creek / Community Place This building was officially opened by / the Mayor, Cr Ron Mantel, / on the 18th February 2001.
Home to the Cannons Creek Community Place Bonne Watson Reserve information board Transcription (1st paragraph) The Bonnie Watson Reserve One of the earliest pioneers of Cannons Creek was the Watson family. Their gift of this 10 acres of land provided a recreation reserve for the people of / the creek. In the 1940’s the block… Read More
Opening Ceremony plaque Transcription Australian Government Narre Warren Community Education and Training Facility / was officially opened on 12 August 2011 / by the Hon Anthony Byrne PM, Member for Holt. Funding for this project was provided / by the Australian Government.
Doveton Community Centre plaque Transcription Doveton Community Centre March 2011 In 2010 the Art Works outside the Hall were vandalised. The Hall Committee of Management, with the aid of a grant / from the City of Casey Council, hired local artist Tim Oates to restore the Murals and Totem. The original Plaque was found in… Read More
Originally part of the Pakenham Park property owned by J Reg. Henty (James Reginald Henty). Described as a progressive farmer, Reg Henty had the pond dug c1900 in order to diversify and increase the property’s income. Reference: Cardinia Shire Heritage Study Vol 3 by Graeme Butler & Associates.
James Alexander plaque Transcription ~ Jim Alexander ~ Jim Alexander grew up in the Berwick-Dandenong area. His mother’s parents / lived on a Soldier Settlement farm in Clyde Road after World War 1. Like many other locals Jim Alexander believed this / reserve with its extensive views and stand of casuarina forest / made it… Read More
Ron Andrews plaque Transcription Ronald Clifford Andrews / 18 August 1930 – 20 December 2003 This park is dedicated to Ron (Mick) Andrews / who was born and raised in this district. His major entrepreneurial achievements are the quarrying operation that he founded – / The Pakenham Blue Metal at Mount Shamrock. His finest… Read More
Great War Honor Roll Transcription Bunyip Methodist Church / Roll of Honor Bastin J / Barnett Clifd/ Barnett C / Campigli D / Dale C* / Forsyth RB / Heatly E / Heatly H / Jenkins S / Jewell J / Masters PT / Miles E / Miles RB / Miles WJ / Morrison G / Mouser… Read More
Transcription Erected by / a grateful public / to the honored memory / of the soldiers of / Bunyip and District / who lost their lives / in the European War of / 1914 – 1919 / Lest We Forget Beswick EE / Bradshaw SG / Carter W / Clarkin W / Dawes G /… Read More
Opening Ceremony plaque Transcription Timbarra Community Hall / officially opened / by the Hon. Robert Maclellan, MLA / Minister for Planning and Local Government / 11 June 1999