Mary PoppinsPrint Page
A statue commemorates the work of P.L. Travers who was born Helen Lyndon Goff in Maryborough in 1899. The statue it is a tribute to the literary skills of P.L.Travers and the amazing worldwide success of the series of Mary Poppins novels.
Pamela Lyndon Travers, OBE (born Helen Lyndon Goff; 9 August 1899 – 23 April 1996), was an Australian born novelist actress and journalist. She was known for her fictional children's book series featuring the magical English nanny, Mary Poppins.
|Address:||Kent & Richmond Streets, Maryborough, 4650|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -25.539066|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Dr. Rhyl Hinwood|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 9th August, 2005|
MARYBOROUGH IS THE BIRTHPLACE OF
P L TRAVERS
CREATOR OF MARY POPPINS
THIS STATUE WAS UNVEILED ON
9 AUGUST 2005,
THE 106TH ANNIVERSARY OF
P L TRAVERS' BIRTH
BY HER FRIEND
IT IS A TRIBUTE TO THE AUTHOR
AND THE IMPORTANT PLACE SHE HOLDS
IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
SCULPTOR : DR RHYL HINWOOD
HON D PHIL (QLD)