Bailey Park - Abermain, NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 32° 48.752 E 151° 26.484
56H E 354087 N 6368419
Quick Description: Bailey Park is a narrow recreational area right beside Cessnock Road in Abermain.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 12/7/2017 2:08:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMX792
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
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Long Description:
Bailey Park is named for a "Dedicated School Teacher who was conscripted into the Australian Army during the Vietnam War." [ex plaque for Dedicated Tree] The plaque on the small square stone beneath the mature liquid amber tree reads:
	       [Cessnock 
		  City Council logo]
       BAILEY PARK
In recognition of Private Errol John Bailey
   Born at Kurri Kurri District Hospital
  8 May 1945 - Killed in Action in Vietnam
  13 May 1968. A Dedicated School Teacher
  who was Conscripted into the Australian
       Army during the Vietnam War.
 	His name is listed on the
      Australian Vietnam Honour Roll.

Bailey Park is a well-maintained grassed narrow strip of land directly beside Cessnock Road, with unkempt bushland that backs onto the Hunter Valley railway line. The maintained part has a concrete walkway and cycleway running the length of it, that connects with similar parks on Cessnock Road.

Visited: 1611, Sunday, 14 August, 2016
Name: Bailey Park

Street Location: Cessnock Road

Local Municipality: Cessnock City Council

State/Province, etc.: NSW

Country: Australia

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Private Errol Bailey

Picnic Facilities: None

Recreational Facilities:
Walking and Cycle path


Monuments/Statues: Plaque, and Dedicated Tree

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): None

Fountains: None

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: None

Special Events: None

Traditional Geocaches:
Huff and Puff, by Team Senz


Date Established: Not listed

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