1938 Sun News Pictorial - Stawell Pioneers Memorial on Big Hill Stawell. The top photo is a view of the memorial and the large crowd attending the function. On the left is a photo of the oldest woman who was present on the day Mrs. Phoebe Rebecca Butters. Middle photo is of Lieutenant-Governor Sir Frederic Mann unveiling the foundation stone. The right photo is of Mr. John Wake (right) and Mr. Martin Pianta two old pioneers of the district.
August 8th, 1938, Sun News-Pictorial of Stawell Pioneers Memorial unveiled. There are 4 photos depicting the day. Wording on the paper " THE STAWELL PIONEERS' MEMORIAL on Big Hill was unveiled on Saturday by the Lieutenant-Governor (Sir Frederick Mann). Top: A view of the memorial and the crowd attending the function. Above: Mr. John Wake and (right) Mr. Martin Pianta, two old pioneers of the district. On the extreme left is Mrs. P. R. Butters, the oldest woman pioneer who was present. Left: The unveiling ceremony".