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13-September-2013
13-September-2013

Photographs supplied by David Evans OAM

Trees commemorate Paul Harris, the founder of Rotary International.

Rotary was founded in February 1905, by Paul Harris, a lawyer from Chicago, who recognized the potential of an association of like-minded professional and business people who could meet and share common interests on a regular basis.

Rotary International is an organization of service clubs known as Rotary Clubs located all over the world. The stated purpose of the organization is to bring together business and professional leaders to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. It is a secular organization open to all persons regardless of race, color, creed, gender, or political preference.

Location

Address:Kable Avenue , Bicentennial Park , Tamworth, 2340
State:NSW
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.094362
Long: 150.928865
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Humanitarian

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1997
Front Inscription

Plaque :

These Red River gums were planted in 1997 by the members of the 5 Rotary Clubs of Tamworth

In memory of the founder of Rotary International Paul Harris

1868 - 1947

Source: MA,ACPH
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