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21-September-2017
21-September-2017

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The walkway commemorates W. R. (Wally) Parker who was the Town Clerk for the Glen Innes Municipal Council from 1955 to 1983.

Parker Place was a project to commemorate Australia`s bicentenary in 1988. 

 

 

Location

Address:Grey Street, Parker Place, Glen Innes , 2370
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.740335
Long: 151.735292
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Walkway
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1955
Approx. Event End Date:1983

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd April, 1988
Front Inscription

1788  BI- CENTENNIAL 1988

Plaque :

                          Australia
                      1788 - 1988

                Parker Place
          A Bicentennial Project 
This walkway recognizes the contribution made to the community by
the late W. R. (Wally) Parker, Town Clerk for the Glen Innes
Municipal Council 1955 to 1983.

The walkway was constructed with funding assistance from
The New South Wales Bicentennial Council
The Australian Bicentennial Authority
Community Employment Program
The walkway was officially opened by
          Mrs. G. Parker
        on April 2nd 1988.
Ald. D. P. Donnelly  Mayor
Mr. J. C. Frost          Town Clerk 

 

Source: MA
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