Emerald Library opening plaque

Opening Ceremony plaque Transcription Emerald Library / was officially opened by / the Hon. Candy Broad MLC / Minister for Local Government / In attendance / Cr William B Ronald, JP, Mayor / Cardinia Shire Council / July 27th 2006 / with financial assistance from the Victorian Government / in partnership with Cardinia Shire Council…. Read More

Cardinia Recreation Reserve

On Friday 17 October 1947, ladies paid 2/6d (25c) and gentlemen paid an extra 6d (5c) to attend a Grand Opening Ball at the Cardinia Hall to mark the official opening of the Cardinia Recreation Reserve. Reference: Look to the rising sun, back to Cardinia 1984: a history of Cardinia and district, including Rythdale and… Read More

Lang Lang Cemetery

  Little Louisa Mary Pickersgill was just two years old when she became the first person to be buried at Lang Lang Cemetery. Sadly, Louisa’s younger brother Samuel became the third person to be buried there only seven months later. In 1886 Louisa and Samuel, and their older brother Robert (aged four) lived with their… Read More

Pakenham South War Memorial

Transcription Erected by the residents of / Pakenham South in memory of / those who served. First World War Blackwood AJ / Blackwood AM / Blackwood JA / Ellett A / Ellett JA / Ellett RH / Gribble WC / Lasich W / Leadoux JJ / Peel A / Smith WC / Vaughan TH /… Read More

Nar Nar Goon Fire Station

  Fire Station Mural sponsors Transcription Sponsored by Nar Nar Goon Fire Brigade Australian Warning Systems P/L / D & D Law & Family / Ray & Judy Collins & Families / David Nutter Motor Group / Phil & Jeanette Craig / Power Team / D Harrison & Family / Quell Fire & Safety /… Read More

Maryknoll Recreation Reserve

Patrick Clancy plaque Transcription In memory of / Patrick Joseph Clancy / A founding member of / St. Mary’s Co-operative Society Ltd / 1920-1996 Edward Knox plaque Transcription In memory of / Edward (Ted) Knox / A loyal member of / St. Mary’s Co-operative Society Ltd / 1928-1996 Gabrielle Williams plaque Transcription In memory of… Read More

Koo Wee Rup Picnic Shelter

First Cattle Run in Area plaque Transcription This memorial was erected in conjunction / with the Shire of Cranbourne and the / Koo Wee Rup Swamp Historical Society in / 1987 to commemorate the establishment of / the first cattle run in this area in 1839 by / Robert Jamieson, Samuel Rawson and others. Opening… Read More

Tynong War Memorial

  War Memorial plaque Transcription This memorial / is dedicated to those / men and women of Tynong area / who served their country / in / Boer War, World War 1, World War 2 / Korea, Vietnam. Dedication plaque Transcription Local amateur geologist, Mrs Mary Ann Ryan, / suggested to the National War Memorial… Read More

Maryknoll Post Office, General Store and Co-operative Society

Plaque Transcription This is the site of the original / Post Office/General Store / and office of / St. Mary’s Co-operative Society. / Blessed and opened by / Archbishop D. Mannix D.D. / on the 3rd day of October 1955.                

John Duff Memorial Fire Brigade Training Track

John Duff (1933-1979) was the Captain of the Koo Wee Rup Fire Brigade from 1972 until his sudden death in 1979. Opened in 1984 by the CFA’s Chief Officer, Mr Orchard, the training track was a joint venture of the Koo Wee Rup Fire Brigade and the Koo Wee Rup Lions Club. John Duff was… Read More