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 A monument commemorates the first visit of Governor Macquarie to Camden Park in 1810. The monument originally also included a plaque commemorating the two aboriginal servants which had accompanied them. This plaque has been removed.

Location

Address:Camden Park Drive, Barrigal Lagoon, Menangle, 2568
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.102407
Long: 150.732481
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial
Actual Event STart Date:16-November-1810
Actual Event End Date:19-November-1810

Dedication

Front Inscription

THE CAMPING PLACE OF GOVERNOR MACQUARIE AND MRS MACQUARIE THE FIRST GOVERNOR`S WIFE TO VISIT CAMDEN PARK NOVEMBER 16TH - 19TH, 1810

"OUR LITTLE CAMP WAS FORMED ON A BEAUTIFUL EMINENCE NEAR A LAGOON OF FRESH WATER, THE TENTS FRONTING THE SOUTH WEST, ABOUT THREE MILES FROM THE FOOT OF MT. TAURUS." GOVERNOR MACQUARIE`S JOURNAL NOVEMBER 16TH, 1810.

Source: MA
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