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A tree commemorates the relief of Mafeking during the South African (Boer) War.
|Address:||Castella Street, Melba Park, Lilydale, 3140|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.755731|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-October-1899|
|Actual Event End Date:||31-May-1902|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 13th June, 1900|
Relief of Mafeking
This tree was planted by the popele of Lilydale on 13th June 1900 to commemorate the gallant & successful defence of Mafeking, South Africa by Colonel Baden-Powell and his brave garrison during a siege by the Boers extending over a period of 209 days.
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