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Inverleigh Avenue of Honour
Inverleigh Avenue of Honour
Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

The avenues of cypress trees at both entrances of the town were planted to commemorate the accession of King Edward VIII to the Throne.

Edward VIII (23 June 1894 - 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1901 to 11 December 1936. Edward was one of the shortest-reigning monarchs in British and Commonwealth history. He was never crowned as he abdicated in 1936 to marry Mrs Wallis Simpson. After his abdication he was given the title of Duke of Windsor.


Address:Hamilton Highway, Inverleigh, 3321
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.101908
Long: 144.050669
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Government


Actual Monument Dedication Date:1935
Source: MA,RSLV
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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