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Pioneer Park Railway Station : 03-November-2011
Pioneer Park Railway Station : 03-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Pioneer Park Railway Station was erected to commemorate 200 years of permanent European settlement in Australia. 

1988 was the bicentennial year of Captain Arthur Phillip's arrival with the 11 ships of the First Fleet in Sydney Harbour in 1788, and the founding of the city of Sydney and the colony of New South Wales.

Location

Address:Macdonnell Street, Pioneer Park, Naracoorte, 5271
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.954947
Long: 140.738167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1987
Front Inscription

Pioneer Park Railway Station.

Funded by Corporation of Naracoorte & the Commonwealth Government & Landscaped by the Lions Club of Naracoorte to enhance & protect SAR “V” Class Locomotive No. 9 the oldest and smallest remaining SAR locomotive having commenced service Kingston-Naracoorte 1877

To Commemorate Bicentennial in 1988

 

Source: MA
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