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21-November-2017
21-November-2017

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The Henry Tonkin Memorial Park commemorates Henry Tonkin who was the first headmaster of the Cronulla Public School from 1910 to 1923.

 

Location

Address:Tonkin Street, Deeban Walk, Henry Tonkin Memorial Park, Cronulla, 2230
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.054883
Long: 151.149981
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Education
Approx. Event Start Date:1910
Approx. Event End Date:1923

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque :

Henry Tonkin Memorial Park 

This park was dedicated to the memory of Henry Tonkin, first Headmaster of Cronulla Public School (1910 - 1923). 

He gained the affection of all working untiringly for the welfare of his pupils and the community inspiring in them a true spirit of citizenship and appreciation of the wonders and beauty of nature.

Source: MA
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