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A monument commemorates editor and journalist Sydney John Webb who planted a row of oaks along the highway in 1890 after his retirement to Narre Warren.
Sydney Webb is remembered for his contribution to the Narre Warren community. He donated land for the Webb Street primary school and the Mechanics’ institute, planted the avenue of oak trees on the Princes highway (these trees came from the Nobelius nursery) and is also believed to have instigated the railway station at Narre Warren.
|Address:||Princes Highway & Webb Street, Narre Warren, 3805|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.025067|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1890|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1890|
Honouring Sidney John Webb who planted this row of oak trees in the year 1890
This plaque is to mark the centenary of the planting of this avenue of oaks by Sidney Webb in 1890