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11-August-2020
11-August-2020

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

The trees commemorate the 25th anniversary (silver jubilee) of Queen Elizabeth II`s ascension to the throne.

The Queen succeeded to the Throne on the 6 February, 1952 on the death of her father, King George VI. She was in Kenya at the time and became the first Sovereign in over 200 years to accede while abroad. The Governor-General of Australia, Sir William McKel, issued the proclamation of Elizabeth's accession as Queen of Australia on Thursday, 7 February.

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:Brown Street, Hilltown Tennis Club, Hilltown, 5455
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.685111
Long: 138.637444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial
Actual Event Start Date:06-February-1952
Actual Event End Date:06-February-1977

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 23rd September, 1977
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Plaque :

These trees were planted 23 - 9 - 77 by the Hilltown School students for Conservation Day

To commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

 

Source: MA
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