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A park commemorates George Humes, an Indigenous man who promoted reconciliation in the area in the 1940s.
In 1999, George Humes Park was created to honour a well respected Noongar boxer George Humes (1936– 1995). He was twice a Golden Gloves boxer and Sportsman of the Year in 1962 and 1963. George spent his life assisting Aboriginal people in need.
|Address:||Archibald & Winnacott Streets , George Humes Park, Willagee, 6156|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.053056|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1999|
CITY OF MELVILLE.
GEORGE HUMES PARK.
NAMED AFTER GEORGE HUMES REMEMBERED IN WILLAGEE FOR BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN INDIGENOUS AND NON-INDIGENOUS RESIDENTS.