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The gates commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in June 1953.

The coronation of Elizabeth 11 took place on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey in London. She acceded to the throne at the age of 25 upon the death of her father, George VI, on 6 February 1952, being proclaimed queen by her privy and executive councils shortly afterwards. The coronation was held more than one year later because of the tradition of allowing an appropriate length of time to pass after a monarch dies before holding such festivals

Queen Elizabeth II (21 April 1926 – 8 September 2022) was the longest serving English monarch, who reigned from 6 February 1952 to 8 September 2022 a period of over 70 years.

Note: The park is known as Coronation Park. 


Address:25 Margaret Street (Dalby - Cooyar Road), Coronation Park, Maclagan, 4352
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.085134
Long: 151.634191
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:02-June-1953
Actual Event End Date:02-June-1953


Front Inscription

     Erected By 
   R.S.L. And
  Citizens Of 
  And District
In Honour Of
Elizabeth II
2nd June 1953

Source: MA
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