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06-May-2016
06-May-2016

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates the convict women and their children who were transported to Van Diemen`s Land (Tasmania).

 

Location

Address:Degraves Street, Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, South Hobart, 7004
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.893845
Long: 147.299121
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 3rd February, 2009
Front Inscription

This tree was planted by Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC  Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

On the occassion of her visit to the Female Factory Historic Site and Memorial garden on 3 February 2009 as a tribute to the convict women and their children transported to Van Diemen`s Land

Peter Rae AO  Chairman  Female Factory Historic Site Ltd

 

Source: MA
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