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A plaque commemorates the 150th anniversary of the first school in Newcastle which was opened in 1816 by Commandant Thompson. Henry Wrensford was appointed to teach children of convicts at the site of the school which was located on the corner of Bolton and Church Streets.

Location

Address:Tyrell & Brown Streets, Newcastle East Public School, The Hill, 2300
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.929995
Long: 151.777212
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1816
Approx. Event End Date:1966

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th May, 1966
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