Milestones Sculptures in Cootamundra Information
Milestones Sculptures are located in Parker Street in Cootamundra and pay tribute to the significance of the wheat industry in the Cootamundra and Wallendbeen areas.
It is an area that has seen some of the nation's finest high quality award winning wheat crops.
The project grew out of a major community achievement that transformed the site using the "milestone" concept. The concept, which refers to the previous mile posts that were used to mark out distances between small villages and country towns in earlier days.
In summary hundred's of people have been involved in the activities of the milestone sculpture project. The dedication and commitment of the youth and families in the district ensured the success of the milestone sculptures project.
The sculptures are made from cast concrete and use patterns that represent wheat stalks cut from compressed fibrous cement, painted in the soft colour of wheat.
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