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George Foy : 23-April-2011
George Foy : 23-April-2011

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Park dedicated by a grateful community to George Foy for his willingness to help the needy.

George Foy, born in 1883 in Charters Towers, the son of a miner, worked as a railway worker. After his day`s work, he visited the elderly doing their shopping and other chores that needed to be done. He died in 1952 and a grateful community dedicated a park to him.


Address:Mosman Street, George Foy Park, Charters Towers, 4820
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.07559
Long: 146.257104
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People


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George Foy Park &
Tourist Information Centre

Dedicated to the memory of George Foy (2-7-1883 - 11-2-1952) a retired railway man who devoted his leisure hours to helping less fortunate in the community.  Remembered for his caring compassionate nature.

A Charters Towers City Council project

Source: NRUM
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