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06-December-2013
06-December-2013

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A plaque commemorates the centenary of the Leighton Gardens which were established in December 1905.

Location

Address:Illawarra Highway, Leighton Gardens, Moss Vale , 2577
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.549682
Long: 150.371614
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:07-December-1905
Actual Event End Date:07-December-2005

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:December 2005
Front Inscription

Commemorating the Centenary of Leighton Gardens,
named in honour of Moss Vale`s
illustrious Mayor and Dentist,
Dr. Henry Leighton Jones who initiated, then
orchestrated construction of these magnificent
gardens, which were opened on 7 December 1905
by Lord Jersey, former Governor of
New South Wales.

This plaque was unveiled in December 2005
by John Leighton Jones and
Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Gordon Lewis.

Source: MA
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