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A park commemorates Caroline Chisholm who was known as `the emigrant`s friend`. She earned this title for her work with poor migrants to Australia last century. Chisholm was one of this country`s most outstanding women. Her portrait was on the five dollar note for more than twenty years. Chisholm landed in Port Phillip in 1854, and she successfully campaigned for the erection of shelter sheds for diggers between Melbourne and Castlemaine.
|Address:||Addison Street, Caroline Chisholm Park, Shellharbour, 2529|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.578767|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
Caroline Chisholm Park
CAROLINE CHISHOLM PARK
In 1843 Mrs. Chisholm Took Up 4 Acres At Shellharbour For
The Settlement Of Immigrants. In December, 1843
Mrs. Chisholm Left Sydney With Thirty Families Totalling
240 People To Settle At Shellharbour.
One Hundred Years Later Sir Joseph Carruthers Said
"Work Such As This Great And Noble Woman Did Ought
To Never Be Forgotten, Least Of All In Places Like Shellharbour
Where She Did So Much For Settlement."
Opened By Alderman H. Pilton