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The fountain erected on the 22nd February 1909 commemorates the jubilee of the incorporation of the Municipality of Randwick.

The jubilee of the municipality, which eventuated on February 22, 1909, was celebrated by a sports meeting for the school children and others, a public banquet in the Town Hall, and the erection of a drinking fountain at the junction of Alison and Avoca streets, at a cost of £50. Randwick embraced an area of 8064 acres, and had 290 streets, of a total length of 113½ miles.
Excerpt from Randwick Town Clerk's report, 
Evening News (Sydney), 16 June 1910.


Address:Alison Road & Avoca Street, Randwick, 2031
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.913056
Long: 151.241944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:Government


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 22nd February, 1909
Front Inscription

Erected to commemorate the Jubilee of the Incorporation of the Municipality of Randwick

22nd February 1909

Source: MA, H
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