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15-September-2017
15-September-2017

Photographs supplied by John Huth
A hoop pine tree commemorates the 150th anniversary of the creation of Queens Park.

Location

Address:Merle Finimore Avenue, Queens Park, Ipswich, 4305
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.617702
Long: 152.767856
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1863
Approx. Event End Date:2013

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th July, 2013
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Queens Park 150th anniversary
1863 - 2013

This Hoop Pine was planted by Mayor Paul Pisasale  City of Ipswich on Sunday, 14 July 2013

To mark the 150th anniversary of the creation of Queens Park

Cr David Morrison                             Cr Bruce Casos         Cr Charlie Pisasale
Cr Paul Tully                                      Cr Heather Morrow    Cr Shella Ireland
Cr Victor Attwood - Deputy Mayor     Cr Cheryl Bromage    Cr David Panike
                                                          Cr Andrew Antoniolli  

One of the most well recognised and popular parks in South-East Queensland.  Originally named in honour of Queen Victoria, Queens Park was defined, declared, fenced and gated in July 1863 by Ipswich Town Council.

 

Source: MA
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