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The playground equipment was erected to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Queen of Australia was crowned on 2nd June 1953. This event was the focus for major pageantry and celebrations in Britain and throughout the Commonwealth. A lot of arrangements were made by the Australian government in association with the event. Australia was invited to have representatives present at the ceremony itself and many celebrations in honour of the coronation occurred concurrently throughout Australia.

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.


Address:Constitution Road, Meadowbank Park, Meadowbank, 2114
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.814815
Long: 151.083909
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Government


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 2nd June, 1953
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The playground equipment in this park was erected to commemorate the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The cost of this equipment and its erection was a gift from Telephone & Electrical Industries Pty. Ltd. to the residents of the Municipality of Ryde

H. A. D. Mitchell Mayor 

2nd June 1953

Source: MA
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