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Plaque commemorates European settlement of Bankstown which originated with Governor Hunter establishing some marines and naming the area Bankstown in honour of Sir Joseph Banks.

Major George Johnston of the New South Wales Corps, was granted 172 acres on the 16th April 1798 and it was on this site that his first homestead was built and named Georges Hall.

Location

Address:Beatty Parade , Garrison Point, Mirambeena Reserve, Georges Hall, 2198
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.909704
Long: 150.975539
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1985
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