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26-January-2015
26-January-2015

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A park commemorates the 17000 migrants from 27 European nations who passed through the Cowra Migrant Centre between 1948 and 1955.

Location

Address:Mid-Western Highway, Cowra, 2794
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.829617
Long: 148.708384
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1948
Approx. Event End Date:1955

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 26th February, 2005
Front Inscription

EUROPA PARK Commemorates 17000 Migrants
From 27 European Nations Who Passed Through The
Cowra Migrant Centre Between 1948 - 1955.

This Is A Tribute To Their Courage, Resolve And
Invaluable Contributions To Cowra And Australia.

Sited On The Pathway To The Migrant Centre,
This Park Has Been Developed By The Rotary Club Of
Cowra Inc. With The Support Of The Cowra Shire Council
And The People Of Cowra In The Centennial Year Of
Rotary International.

Opened 26th February 2005
By Mr Paul Couvret OAM

In The Presence Of
Mr Bruce Miller - Mayor
Mr Russell Turner - MP

Source: MA
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