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10-May-2014
10-May-2014
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A plaque commemorates the naming of Rydal by Sir George Gipps in May 1843.

Location

Address:Bathurst Street, Featherstone Park , Rydal, 2790
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.483702
Long: 150.031982
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:31-May-1843
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1843

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 5th September, 2006
Front Inscription

This plaque was unveiled by
Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO
Governor of New South Wales
On 5 September 2006

On the occasion of the Official Opening of `Daffodils at Rydal`
And in commemoration of the naming of Rydal on 31 May 1843
by Lieutenant-General Sir George Gipps
Governor of New South Wales (1838 - 1846)

" And then my heart with pleasure fills, and dances with the daffodils " 
Lines by William Wordsworth written in 1824 at Rydal, England

Source: MA
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