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A monument commemorates the proclamation of the Olympic Way.
The Olympic Highway is a New South Wales trunk road that links Cowra and Albury at a distance of 318 kilometres. It is designated National Route 41 and was formerly known simply as Olympic Way. It was named as it was the path that the Olympic Torch took on its journey to Melbourne for the 1956 Summer Olympics.
|Address:||Olympic Way & Grenfell Road, Cowra, 2794|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.835066|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 20th April, 1965|
Erected To Commemorate
The Proclamation Of
THE OLYMPIC WAY
THE HON. N. J. MANNIX, M.L.A.,
Minister for Justice
20th April 1965
J. A. L. Shaw, D.S.O. B.E. A. J. Oliver
Commissioner for Main Roads Mayor