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Plaque erected in 1967 in memory of Sir John Northcott, Governor of New South Wales from 1946 to 1957 who lived at Wahroonga. The plaque is placed at the base of a California Redwood tree which he often admired. 

Sir John Northcott  was the first Australian-born and one of the longest-serving governors of New South Wales. Sworn in on 1 August 1946, he gave patronage and support to charitable organizations and to youth, church and citizens` groups. A staunch advocate of the British Empire, he was a widely known and respected figure throughout the State. He retired in July 1957.


Address:Illoura Avenue , Wahroonga Park, Wahroonga, 2076
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.716515
Long: 151.117487
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 30th August, 1967
Source: H,ADB
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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