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19-May-2014
19-May-2014

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The plaque commemorates the centenary of the Leighton Gardens which were established in December 1905.

Location

Address:Illawarra Highway, Leighton Gardens, Moss Vale , 2577
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.549682
Long: 150.371614
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event Start Date:07-December-1905
Actual Event End Date:07-December-2005

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:December-2005
Front Inscription

Commemorating the Centenary of Leighton Gardens, 
named in honour of Moss Vale`s 
illustrious Mayor and Dentist,
Dr. Henry Leighton Jones who initiated, then
orchestrated construction of these magnificent 
gardens, which were opened on 7 December 1905 
by Lord Jersey, former Governor of 
New South Wales.

This plaque was unveiled in December 2005 
by John Leighton Jones and 
Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Gordon Lewis.

Source: MA
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