Eight Hour Day Monument, Melbourne

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  • It is a monument in a small square near the former Melbourne Prison. At the top of the monument, there are 888 and three eights, which seems to mean eight hours of work, eight hours of leisure and an eight-hour break.
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  • The eight hour work day was initiated back in 1856 and this monument to commemorate eight hours work, eight hours rest and eight hours recreation was originally located in Spring Street in 1903 and mo...  more »
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  • Very interesting monument. Part of history in Melbourne. Great to read the hostory
  • Great monument to stop by and take a look at if you're in the area and would like to learn a bit of history and see the unique design of this monument.
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