Queen Elizabeth IIPrint Page
The playground equipment was erected to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Queen of Australia was crowned on 2nd June 1953. This event was the focus for major pageantry and celebrations in Britain and throughout the Commonwealth. A lot of arrangements were made by the Australian government in association with the event. Australia was invited to have representatives present at the ceremony itself and many celebrations in honour of the coronation occurred concurrently throughout Australia.
|Address:||Constitution Road, Meadowbank Park, Meadowbank, 2114|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.814815|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 2nd June, 1953|
The Playground Equipment In This Park
Was Erected To Commemorate The Coronation Of
HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH 11
The Cost Of This Equipment And Its Erection
Was A Gift From
TELEPHONE & ELECTRICAL INUSTRIES PTY. LTD.
To The Residents Of The Municipality Of Ryde
H. A. D. Mitchell Mayor
2nd June 1953