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Plaisted Place Park commemorates Norman Plaisted who was a business man in the Nundah district. Mr Plaisted died in 1966.

In 1915, the Plaisted Family arrived in Nundah. Norman Plaisted took over the timber business of Russel & Isard Ltd on the corner of Duke Street and Jenner Street, Nundah.  A company, N. J. Plaisted & Co. Pty Ltd was formed, with Norman Plaisted as managing director. He was also Chairman of Directors of Queensland Soft & Hardwoods Pty Ltd at Kilcoy, and helped form the Queensland Timber Board. Also, he was a life member of Save the Trees Campaign and Queensland Cricket Association, Life Member and Patron of the Toombul District Cricket Club, and President of the Nundah Rotary Club. 



Address:47 Flower Street, Plaisted Place Park, Nundah, 4012
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.390526
Long: 153.060906
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1957
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Plaisted Place Park

This parkland was named Plaisted Place Park in 1957 to honour Mr. N. Plaisted who was a business man in the district and a very active service member.


Source: MA
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