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Pioneer Women`s Memorial comprises of water features, fountain, gardens and the Statue of a Woman. This memorial was sponsored by the County Women`s Association and other women`s organisations.
A committee was formed from the State`s women`s` organisations in January 1963 to erect a fountain to symbolise women`s part in the development of the State.
|Address:||Forrest Drive, Kings Park, Kings Park , 6005|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.962722|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Margaret Priest (sculptor) Geoffrey Summerhayes (architect)|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 14th January, 1968|
PIONEER WOMEN'S MEMORIAL
This fountain plays to honour the pioneer women of Western Australia. The figure symbolises their courage, strength and tenderness. Mother and child move through the bushland of surging jets towards their destiny, the three great sprays.
Opened by Lady Kendrew 14th January 1968.
Sculptress : Margaret Priest.
Architect : Geoffrey E. Summerhayes