Despite the gloomy day, Jacaranda Festival season has officially launched with the crowning of the Grafton clocktower
Despite the gloomy day, Jacaranda Festival season has officially launched with the crowning of the Grafton clocktower Simon Hughes

Clocktower Crowned for 2017

JACARANDA Festival season has officially been launched with the crowning of the clocktower early this morning. 

Early risers watched on as the crane parked across the Prince Street roundabout and carefully lowered the crown in place.

The sculpture, which measures 2.4 x 3 metres, was then bolted to the tower, making this the 41st time it has adorned Grafton's historic clocktower.

The moment the Grafton clocktower was officially crowned for the 2017 Jacaranda Festival
The moment the Grafton clocktower was officially crowned for the 2017 Jacaranda Festival Simon Hughes

The event was later posted on the Jacaranda Festival Facebook page.



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