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21-September-2016
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A plaque commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Granny Smith Festival.

Location

Address:Rowe Street, Eastwood Plaza, Eastwood, 2122
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.791595
Long: 151.081264
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th October, 2010
Front Inscription

Maria Ann Smith
"Granny Smith"

1799 - 1870 

of North Road, Eastwood arrived in Sydney 27 November 1838

This plaque was presented to Granny Smith`s great-granddaughter, Edna Spurway, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Granny Smith Festival

The Granny Smith Festival celebrates the life and legacy of one of the district`s most famous citizens, Maria Ann Smith (
Granny Smith) who, in 1868, grew the first batch of green apples that bear her name and are now grown all over the world.

City of Ryde

John Neish  General Manager
Artin Etmekdjian  Councillor Mayor

16th October 2010

Source: MA
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