Nagambie church community irate about proposal to put statue of wonder horse Black Caviar on memorial site of Chapel of the Lake.DARREN LINTON June 22, 2013 4:55am
Nagambie residents at the site of the former Chapel of the Lake, where they do not want a statue of Black Caviar to be erected.
Angry residents gathered at Nagambie yesterday vowing to fight the decision to put up a statue of super horse Black Caviar on the site of the former Chapel of the Lake.
The church, built in 1885, was destroyed in 2003 when a truck crashed through the middle of it.
Where the church stood, bricks from the original building have been formed into a cross and a small display explains the history of the site.
Avenel and Nagambie Uniting Church congregation chairwoman Ronda Richards said the location of the Black Caviar statue was a done deal when residents were first told about it last week.
The group has started a petition and is consulting heritage experts.
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