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Hunter River Estuary Discovery : 10-February-2013
Hunter River Estuary Discovery : 10-February-2013

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
Wall erected to commemorate the the discovery of the Hunter River Estuary by Lieutenant John Shortland R.N. in 1797. The wall also celebrates the nation's bicentenary.

Location

Address:Horseshoe Bend Road, Nobbys Beach Reserve, Newcastle East , 2300
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.923342
Long: 151.791169
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription
         THIS WALL WAS ERECTED BY
NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCIL IN CONJUNCTION WITH
NEWCASTLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
AND THE NEWCASTLE MASTER BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
TO COMMEMORATE THE DISCOVERY OF THE HUNTER RIVER ESTUARY IN 1797
                            BY
LIEUTENANT JOHN SHORTLAND R.N.
AND TO CELEBRATE AUSTRALIA`S BICENTENARY.
                          1988


 
Source: MA
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