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Trees planted by the citizens of Queanbeyan and the Peace Garden commemorate the International Year of Peace in 1986.
The International Year of Peace was recognized in 1986 by the United Nations. It was first proposed during the UN conference of November, 1981 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council, with a date associated with the fortieth anniversary of the establishment of the UN.
|Address:||Ford Street, Peace Park, Queanbeyan, 2620|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.347222|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 27th September, 1986|
CITY OF QUEANBEYAN
"The Earth Is But One Country And All People Its Citizens"
This Plaque Was Erected By
The Queanbeyan City Council To
Mark The Opening Of The Peace Garden
On 27th September, 1986.
The Trees Have Been Planted By
Citizens Of Queanbeyan To Recognise
The International Year Of Peace In 1986.
R. B. Smith, Town Clerk
(Ald.) D. M. Madew, Mayor