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Pioeer Memorial Tree : 12-August-2014
Pioeer Memorial Tree : 12-August-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
The Coolabah Tree was a Wee Waa Rotary Club Project planted as a living memorial to the pioneers of the area.

Location

Address:Cowper & George Streets, Wee Waa, 2388
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.223769
Long: 149.443943
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 15th October, 1970
Front Inscription
(Original Plaque)
             Pioneer Memorial Tree
This Coolabah Tree Is Dedicated as a Living Memorial
To Those Pioneers Who Settled And Developed The Area 
Embracing The Lower Namoi River Valley From
Wee Waa As Far West As The Barwon River.
This Plaque Was Unveiled By Mrs Alice L. Radford of
"Wraybourne", Merah North, In Her 96th Year.
The Unveiling and Dedication Oration Was Delivered
By Mr Len D. Knight of Warrenbri Merah North.
Both Above Named Represented Two Of The
Pioneer Families Resident In This District For
              Over 100 Years.
Date Of Dedication Thursday 15th Oct 1970
                  At 1.30 PM.
The Project Of The Wee Waa Rotary Club.


(Plaque 2)
PIONEER TREE
THIS OLD COOLABAH IS UNDERSTOOD TO BE
OVER 300 YEARS OLD.
IT WAS IMPORTANT TO THE KAMILAROI TRIBE
OF THE LOCAL DISTRICT AND DEDICATED IN
1972 (sic) BY MRS ALICE RADFORD, REPRESENTING
OUR PIONEER FAMILIES.

 
Source: MA
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