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04-December-2015
04-December-2015

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A monument commemorates the 150th anniversary of the naming of Campbell Town in  May 1821 by Lachlan Macquarie, the Governor of New South Wales.

 

Location

Address:Midland Highway, Campbell Town Showgrounds, Campbell Town, 7210
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.925166
Long: 147.493437
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:31-May-1821
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1971

Dedication

Front Inscription

"To commemorate  the 150th anniversary of the naming of Campbell Town by Colonel Lachlan Macquarie, the Governor of New South Wales, in honour of his wife`s maiden name on the 31st May, 1821."

Unveiled by Sir Stanley Burbury, K.B.D., Chief Justice of Tasmania.

Source: MA
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