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Plaque 2: 19-February-2015
Plaque 2: 19-February-2015

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The plaque commemorates the centenary of the New Lambton Public School from 1880 to 1980. 

New Lambton Public School opened on March 6th, 1880 with 6 classrooms and a staff of 5. There were 270 pupils enrolled and another 100 expected. Attendance was not compulsory and fees of 3 pence had to be paid fortnightly.


Address:Regent Street & Rugby Road, New Lambton Public School , New Lambton, 2305
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.922154
Long: 151.713267
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:06-March-1880
Actual Event End Date:06-March-1980


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 22nd March, 1980
Front Inscription

The Hon. Eric Bedford, B.A., M.P. Minister for Planning and Environment unveiled this plaque to mark the centenary of 
New Lambton Public School on 22nd March, 1980

S. B. Jones M.P.,  Member for Waratah
D. Swan, B.A.       Director-General of Education
J. T. McDonald     Principal


Source: MA
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