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19-November-2015
19-November-2015

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.

Location

Address:Ford Street, Peace Park, Queanbeyan, 2620
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.347222
Long: 149.239722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 27th September, 1986
Front Inscription

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

Source: MA,H
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