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13-January-2018
13-January-2018

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The replica flagstaff is dedicated to the memory of Bruce Reid (1922-2005), who was a maritime historian. The replica flagstaff was launched to mark the 150th anniversary of the Sydney Observatory (1858-2008). 

Location

Address:Watson Road, Sydney Observatory, Millers Point, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.859584
Long: 151.205057
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Flagpole
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Colonial

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 7th June, 2008
Front Inscription

The Hon Frank Sartor MP,
Minister for Planning, Minister for
Redfern Waterloo and Minister for the
Arts launched this replica flagstaff on
Saturday 7 June 2008 to mark the 150th
Anniversary of Sydney Observatory.

This flagstaff is dedicated to the memory of Bruce
Reid [1922 - 2005] who had a
lifelong passion and enthusiasm for
maritime history.  The restoration of this
signal mast was made possible through
the generous support of the
Bruce and Joy Reid
 Foundation.

 

Source: MA
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