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STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE - HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT SHEET - GRC SHEET NO 244
This historic plaque marks the site of the Moorabool Street Jetty, erected between 1849 and 1856, and the subject of much delay due to exigencies in labour during the gold rushes.
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Geelong Regional Commission Register.
"Geelong Harbour Trust.
This marks the site of Moorabool Pier constructed 1855 - Demolished 1949 as part of Port Development Scheme.
Commissioners - Chariman J Spenser Nall,
H. A. Lumb JP
E. J. Fairnie CBE JP"
Lang, Dr W. R. - "Geelong's Monuments and Plaques"
No. 4 G.H.R.C..
For details of history of construction of the Moorabool Street Jetty see:
Geelong Advertiser -
19 December 1948 - Tenders
29 December 1849 - Report
7 June, 1856 - Extension to Jetty
20 August 1856 - Erection of Sheds
Map 'Geelong County of Grant 1853'
New Jetty is marked at the end of Moorabool Street
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