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Giuseppe Garibaldi
Giuseppe Garibaldi
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A plaque commemorates Garibaldi, the unifier of Italy who landed on Three Hummock Island near Stanley in 1852.

Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882) was an Italian nationalist revolutionary and leader in the struggle for the unification of Italy and its liberation from rule by the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He made several voyages as sea captain to the Pacific, the longest of which took two years from April 1851.

Location

Address:Greenhills Road, Bass & Flinders Cairn , King Park , Stanley, 7331
State:TAS
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -40.757845
Long: 145.29612
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners
Approx. Event Start Date:1852
Approx. Event End Date:1852

Dedication

Front Inscription

This plaque is to commemorate the memory of Guiseppie Garibaldi, the unifier of modern Italy, who landed on Three Hummock Island near these shores in 1852

Source: MA
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