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Hunter River Estuary Discovery : 10-February-2013
Hunter River Estuary Discovery : 10-February-2013

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
The wall commemorates the European discovery of the Hunter River Estuary by Lieutenant John Shortland R.N. in 1797. The wall also celebrates the nation's bicentenary.


Address:Horseshoe Bend Road, Nobbys Beach Reserve, Newcastle East , 2300
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.923342
Long: 151.791169
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1797
Approx. Event End Date:1797


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

This Wall Was Erected By
Newcastle City Council In Conjunction With
Newcastle Chamber Of Commerce And Industry
And The Newcastle Builders Association
To Commemorate The Discovery Of The Hunter River Estuary In 1797 By Lieutenant John Shortland R.N.
And To Celebrate Australia`s Bicentenary.        

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au