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From 1923 the annual memorial gatherings occurred under a gum tree which in 1941 became officially known as the Henry Lawson Tree. The tree was cut down to allow widening of the Ballarat Road but the stump was retained.
|Address:||Ballarat Road, Footscray Park near Park entrance, Footscray, 3011|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.794335|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
The Lawson Tree. This plaque was affixed by the Henry Lawson Memorial and Literary Society in memory of Australia`s national writer and poet Henry Lawson 1867 - 1922 The ashes of Steve Ford, J.P. founder of the Lawson Society were scattered around the tree on 2nd February, 1947.