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Stockton Centenary Trees : 20-September-2014
Stockton Centenary Trees : 20-September-2014
Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A grove of banksia trees was planted on the centenary of the 1896 Stockton Colliery Disaster by the descendants of the original victims and their rescuers.

The trees lead from the gate piers erected in 1897 to the victims of the disaster to the Rescuers Memorial Stone. The plaque is situated on the Memorial Stone.

Location

Address:Mitchell & Clyde Street, Lynn Oval, Stockton, 2295
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.912558
Long: 151.786302
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Industrial

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st December, 1996
Inscription in Proximity

( Plaque on memorial stone)

The banksias leading to this memorial plaque were planted on 1 December 1996 on the occasion of the centenary of the Stockton Colliery Disaster of 1896.
The banksias were planted by
(names )

Plaque funded by the NSW Department of Mineral Resources

Source: MA
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