Centenary of Federation, Port Macquarie, NSW
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 31° 25.680 E 152° 54.486
56J E 491266 N 6522959
Quick Description: This 65 cm diameter bronze plaque is laid into the 'Pebblecrete' in front of a (Sit-by-me) bronze statue of Sir Edmund Barton. Edmund had represented the Hasting area in the Legislative Assembly, Pre-Federation.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 11/21/2016 1:51:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMTGFP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Rigger64
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque in front of the statue reads:

Centenary of Federation
Sir Edmund Barton
Member of the Legislative Assembly
For the Hastings-Macleay 1898-1899
Prior to Federation and First
Prime Minister of Australia


Sculptor
Carl Merten

8 December 2001


This sculpture was commissioned by
Hastings Council to Celebrate the 2001
Centenary of Federation and Sir Edmund Barton's
Role in Forging the Nation.


This project is supported by the Commonwealth
Through the Federation Fund and by Community Sponsors.

Hastings - City of the Arts, 2001-2003

Sir Edmund Barton

Edmund Barton

Age/Event Date: 2001

Type of Historic Marker: Plaque only

Type of Historic Marker if other: Centenary of Federation

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