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An avenue of 39 Jacaranda mimosifolia trees commemorates the silver jubilee (25th anniversary) of the reign of King George V.
Preparations are in progress for the official celebrations in Grafton in connection with the Silver Jubilee of His Majesty King George V. The City Council have arranged to plant an avenue of jacarandas in Pound street and it is proposed that the trees shall be planted with suitable ceremony. The Mayor (Ald. B. C. Eggins) will, it is understood, invite representatives of public institutions in Grafton to take part in the proceedings. It is proposed to distinguish this avenue from the other avenues in the city and an indication tablet is being erected on the railway arch in Pound street with this inscription: "This avenue of trees was planted by the Grafton City Council on May 6, 1935, on the occasion of the official celebration of the Silver Jubilee of His Majesty King George V."
Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW), 24 April 1935.
|Address:||Pound Street, Grafton, 2460|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -29.686578|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||06-May-1910|
|Actual Event End Date:||06-May-1935|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 6th May, 1935|