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04-October-2016
04-October-2016

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A plaque commemorates one of the first, free settlers in Homebush, Edward Powell.

 

 

 

Location

Address:The Crescent & Rochester Street, Homebush, 2140
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.866726
Long: 151.085067
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of Edward Powell
1762 - 1814

One of the first free settlers who established the Liberty Plains farms which spanned the present day Homebush station and shopping centre.

His inn the Half Way House near the Horse and Jockey Hotel became a landmark and helped establish the suburb of Homebush.

Source: MA
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