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Wagga Wagga City Proclamation
Wagga Wagga City Proclamation

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Plaque erected in 1946 commemorates the proclamation of the Municipality of Wagga Wagga as the City of Wagga Wagga. 

Wagga Wagga was surveyed and gazetted as a village in 1849 and the town grew quickly after. In 1870, the town was gazetted as a municipality. After World War 11, Wagga Wagga was proclaimed as a city in 1946 and new suburbs were developed to the south of the city.

Location

Address:Baylis & Morrow Streets, Wagga Wagga Council Chambers , Wagga Wagga, 2650
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.109694
Long: 147.37075
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 17th April, 1946
Front Inscription

 ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE 
THE PROCLAMATION OF THE 
MUNICIPALITY OF WAGGA WAGGA
                AS THE 

            CITY OF 
      WAGGA WAGGA 
               ON
     17th. APRIL 1946 

 

Source: MA
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