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17-January-2020
17-January-2020
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The plaque commemorates 100th anniversary of the arrival of the first train to Kempsey Station.

Kempsey station opened on 3 December 1917 when the line was extended from Wauchope. It served as the terminus of the line until 1 July 1919, when the line was extended to Macksville.

Location

Address:Kemp Street, Kempsey Railway Station, West Kempsey, 2440
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.076905
Long: 152.832775
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State
Approx. Event Start Date:1917
Approx. Event End Date:2017

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 27th November, 2017
Front Inscription

New South Wales Government

100th Anniversary of the arrival of the first train
to Kempsey Railway Station

          Unveiled by
The Hon. Melinda Pavey
    Member For Oxley
     27th November 2017

Source: MA
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