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Peter Dawes Park
Peter Dawes Park

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Peter Dawes Park was named in honour of the Dawes family who gave the land as a contribution to the community.

Mr & Mrs Dawes were the original owners of the Julia Creek newsagency built by them in 1948.  

Location

Address:Burke Street (Flinders Highway), Peter Dawes Park, Julia Creek, 4823
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.657047
Long: 141.745104
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription

 PETER DAWES PARK

Inscription in Proximity

3. PETER DAWES PARK

This allotment was selected at this present site as the Dawes family contribution to the community and was named by the McKinlay Shire Council in their honour. Mr and Mrs Dawes were the original owners of the Julia Creek Newsagency , built by them in 1948 still situated across the road. In the 1940s part of this area was the site of the Blue Bird Café which burnt down in 1949.  

Source: MA
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