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A monument erected by the Morpeth and District Progress Association commemorates the 150th anniversary (1821 -1971) of the founding of Morpeth by Edward Charles Close, the first settler.

Edward Charles Close settled on his 2560-acre (1036 ha) grant, Illulaung, the place of green hills, which adjoined the government reserve for the township of Morpeth, at the head of navigation of the Hunter River.
 

Location

Address:Swan & Northumberland Streets, Court House, Morpeth, 2321
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.724966
Long: 151.627015
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1821
Approx. Event End Date:1971

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1971
Source: H, MA
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