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1956 Olympics Trees : 10-July-2011
1956 Olympics Trees : 10-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

English oak trees planted by the British team at the 1956 Olympic Games commemorate the Games.

 

Location

Address:Brunton Avenue , Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.82007
Long: 144.983439
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport
Approx. Event Start Date:1956
Approx. Event End Date:1956

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1955
Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1956
Front Inscription

These English oaks presented to the city by British industrialists and especially brought to Melbourne by the competing British team, were planted on this site to commemorate the Olympic Games of 1956

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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