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18-September-2016
18-September-2016

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The Oak trees planted in 1992 and 1994 commemorate Dr Alex Horn, who was a doctor in Toowoomba for 62 years. The trees also mark the significance of the park to the Scottish community. 

The land on which the park was created was gifted to the Toowoomba City Council by Dr. Horn in 1928 and is named after him. 

 

 

Location

Address:Stuart Street , Dr. Alex Horn Park, Harlaxton, 4350
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.538717
Long: 151.965423
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Medicine
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Dedication

Front Inscription

 

 

Inscription in Proximity
Plaque on Cairn:

DR ALEX HORN PARK
This land was gifted as parkland to
Toowoomba City Council
      by
Dr. Alexander Horn
      in
    1928

Dr. Alex Horn was born in Airdrie, Scotland on 27th August, 1881, and died at his home, "Glenairdrie", Cabarlah on 27th August, 1973 having practised medicine in Toowoomba for 62 years.His brother, Dr David Horn was Chieftain of the Toowoomba Caledonian Society and Burns Club Inc. from 1921 to 1950.
Oak trees were planted in the park in 1992 and 1994 in memory of Dr. Alex Horn, and to mark the significance of the park to the Scottish community.
" Common friend to you and me,
Nature`s gifts to all are free !"

Source: MA
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