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16-January-2020
16-January-2020

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The plaque was erected as a tribute to Henry August Volckers (1835 -1911) who planted the original Jacaranda avenue which became the venue of the first festival in 1934.

 

 

Location

Address:Pound Street, Grafton, 2460
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.685467
Long: 152.928258
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription

IN TRIBUTE TO
HENRY AUGUST VOLCKERS
(1835 - 1911)

Planter Of This Original Jacaranada Avenue
Venue Of The First Festival In 1934
Erected During Golden Jubilee Festival
October - November 1985
Unveiled By A Grandson
Ald. Alan Dahl

Mike Emerson                    Mayor
Mavis McClymont, M.B.E.  Festival President and Life Member

Source: MA
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