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28-May-2013
28-May-2013

Photographs supplied by John Huth
The James Norman Hedges Park commemorates the work of Main Roads employee James Hedges in planting trees in the park, and maintaining it from 1942 to 1975.

Location

Address:Warrego Highway, James Norman Hedges Park, Helidon, 4334
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.552108
Long: 152.12137
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State

Dedication

Front Inscription

JAMES NORMAN HEDGES PARK

James Norman Hedges Was Employed By The Main Roads Department From 1939 To 1975.

Many Of The Existing Trees Were Planted By Mr. Hedges When He Carried Out Extensive Tree Planting Of This Park In 1942.  From 1942 Until 1975, Mr. Hedges Generally Maintained The Park.

Mr. Hedges And His 'Tree Patrol' Also Carried Out Beautification Works Along 
- The Warrego Highway From Toowoomba To Goodna.
- The Brisbane Valley Highway To Kilcoy; And
- The Roadways From Toowoomba To Clifton.

Source: MA
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