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A plaque commemorates the planting of trees here in 1897 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria`s reign. The trees were planted in the park on the 24th June 1897.
On 23 September 1896, Victoria surpassed her grandfather George III as the longest-reigningmonarch in monarch in English, Scottish and British history. The Queen requested that any special celebrations be delayed until 1897, to coincide with her Diamond Jubilee, which was made a festival of the British Empire at the suggestion of Colonial Secretary Joseph Chamberlain.
|Address:||Wingecarribee Street, Berrima Reserve, Berrima, 2577|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.488668|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||20-June-1837|
|Actual Event End Date:||20-June-1897|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 8th February, 1986|