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    Memorial Plaque - Women on Farms Gatherings, Ouyen, 1998, by Women on Farms Gathering Committee, Ouyen, 1998
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Memorial Plaque - Women on Farms Gatherings, Ouyen, 1998 (1998 - )

From
1998
Ouyen, Victoria, Australia
Website
http://museumvictoria.com.au/collections/items/287327/memorial-plaque-women-on-farms-gatherings-ouyen-1998?startType=ItemTimeline&start=19

Summary

A Memorial to past committee members of Women on Farms Gatherings was initiated by the Ouyen Gathering in 1998, and since then has been displayed in a prominent place at each Gathering.

The women acknowledged on the plaque include: Eileen Patricia (Pat) Hall, Sea Lake 1991; Kathleen (Kath) Paynter, Swan Hill 1995; Rhonda Weatherhead, Warragul 1990; Muriel Dick, Warragul 1990 & 1999.

Details

Polished cross section of mallee stump with small carved single furrow plough at the top. Brass plates have been secured to the surface.

Centre top plaque reads: 'Women on farms Gatherings/ In memory of/ Past committee members'.
Separate plaques reads: 'Eileen Patricia (Pat) Hall/ Sea Lake 1991'; 'Kathleen (Kath) Paynter/ Swan Hill 1995'; 'Rhonda Weatherhead/ WARRAGUL 1990'; 'Muriel Dick/ Warragul 1990 & 1999'.
Lower plaque reads: 'Memory board initiated by/ Ouyen W.O.F.G. 1998'.

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Title
Memorial Plaque - Women on Farms Gatherings, Ouyen, 1998
Type
Image
Date
1998
Creator
Women on Farms Gathering Committee, Ouyen, 1998
Control
Reg. No: HT 2503, Museum Victoria Sustainable Futures Collection

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