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The monument commemorates the first visit of Governor Macquarie and his wife to Camden Park in 1810. 

The monument originally included a plaque commemorating the two aboriginal servants who had accompanied them. This plaque has been removed.


Address:Camden Park Road, Barrigal Lagoon, Menangle, 2568
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.102407
Long: 150.732481
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:16-November-1810
Actual Event End Date:19-November-1810


Front Inscription

The camping place of Governor Macquarie and Mrs Macquarie the first Governor`s wife to visit Camden Park

November 16th - 19th, 1810

"Our little camp was formed on a beautiful eminence near a lagoon of fresh water, the tents fronting the south west, about three miles from the foor of Mt. Taurus."  Governor Macquarie`s journal November 16th, 1810.


Source: MA
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