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09-January-2018
09-January-2018

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The park commemorates the pioneers of the Liverpool district and was formerly the Old Liverpool Cemetery. 

Location

Address:1 - 15 Macquarie Street, Liverpool, 2170
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.916714
Long: 150.924303
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th April, 1974
Front Inscription

Plaque :

This park formerly the Old Liverpool Cemetery has been redeveloped by Liverpool City Council as a memorial to the pioneers of the District

Following advice from
The National Trust of Australia, The Royal Australian Historical Society, The Liverpool Hisotrical Society and interested citizens

All headstones dated prior to 1850 together with those of historical interest after that date, have been retained in place

Many of those moved have been re-erected in various structures throughout the park

The plaques on this building record the names of all persons buried in this park as far as can be ascertained form the headstones and available records.

Plaque :

City of Liverpool

Liverpool Pioneers` Memorial Park

This park developed as a tribute to Liverpool`s pioneers was officially opened by His Excellency the Governor of new South Wales Sir Roden Cutler V.C., K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., C.B.E. on the 20th April 1974

Alderman J. H. Durrant  Mayor
P. S. Kidd, B.E., M. Eng. Sc Dip T & C P, M.I.E.  City Engineer
R. T. Findley, F.I.M.A., F.T.C.S.  Town Clerk

Source: MA
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