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09-March-2018
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Queen Elizabeth Avenue commemorates the coronation on Queen Elizabeth II on the 2nd June 1953. Two plaques were placed at the avenue to commemorate Queen Elizabeth`s Diamond Jubilee in 2012. 

CANBERRA (by telegram) — A mile long avenue of pine trees is being being planted on Norfolk Island and will be named "Queen Elizabeth Avenue" to commemorate the Coronation. The new avenue will replace the beautiful Pines Avenue that was an outstanding feature of the island until the war when it was chopped down to make way for an airport. Planting began as part of the Coronation celebrations last June, when the first tree was put in by Mrs. E. C. Robinson, whose parents, Abraham and Esther Quintal, arrived at Norfolk with the original Pitcairn Islanders.
Sunday Mail (Brisbane), Sunday 4 October 1953

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.

Location

Address:Douglas Drive , Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Norfolk Island, 2899
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.040356
Long: 167.956692
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial
Actual Event Start Date:02-June-1953
Actual Event End Date:02-June-1953

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:June-1953
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Queen Elizabeth Avenue

This plaque celebrates the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 4th June 2012.

Queen Elizabeth Avenue was originally named in the Queen`s honour upon her coronation on 2nd June 1953

Plaque :

Kwiin Elizabeth Aewenyu

Dieh plaak es fe selebriet wen Her Maejesti Kwiin Elizabeth II haed her Daiman Juubelii Orn de 4th Juun 2012

Kwiin Elizabeth Aewenyu fas niem et in de Kwiin`s hohna orn her koranieshan orn de 2 Juun 1953

Source: MA
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