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Lake Williams and the park were created to commemorate the contribution to many district organisations by members of the pioneer Williams family who settled on the land in 1839. 


Address:Monaro Highway, Lake Williams Park & Rest Area, Nimmitabel, 2631
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.514787
Long: 149.281927
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Natural Feature
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 26th January, 1994
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Lake Williams 

Opened by Peter Cochran MP  Member for Monaro on Australia Day -  26 - 1 - 1994

This Lake and Park has been created by the New South Wales Department of Public Works, Cooma-Monaro Shire Council and the Lions Club of Nimmitabel for the benefit of the Nimmitabel Community.

The name commemorates the contribution to many district organisations by members of the pioneer Williams family,  descendants of John and Sarah Williams, who settled on this land in 1839. 

This portion of Crown Land was reserved in Nimmitabel`s town plan for Public Recreation and Water Supply. 

Source: MA
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