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The hoop pine tree was planted to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the creation of Queens Park which was originally named in honour of Queen Victoria. 


Address:Merle Finimore Avenue, Queens Park, Ipswich, 4305
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.617702
Long: 152.767856
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Government
Approx. Event Start Date:1863
Approx. Event End Date:2013


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th July, 2013
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Queens Park 150th anniversary
1863 - 2013

This Hoop Pine was planted
Mayor Paul Pisasale 

City of Ipswich
Sunday, 14 July 2013
To mark the 150th Anniversary
of the creation of Queens Park

Cr David Morrison   Cr Bruce Casos   Cr Charlie Pisasale
Cr Paul Tully    Cr Heather Morrow    Cr Shella Ireland
Cr Victor Attwood - Deputy Mayor     Cr Cheryl Bromage   
Cr David Panike     Cr Andrew Antoniolli  

One of the most well recognised and popular parks in South-East Queensland.  Originally named in honour of Queen Victoria, Queens Park was defined, declared, fenced and gated in July 1863 by Ipswich Town Council.


Source: MA
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