Port Macquarie War Memorial Swimming Baths

Description: 

Olympic swimming baths [with buildings] dedicated to those men and women who did not return from war.

[The baths cost $120,000 to construct, the funds in the main provided from local sources with additional grant monies from the NSW State Government.

For a detailed description of the Opening and Dedication:
Port Macquarie News - Tuesday October 4 1966. (PDF format)

 

Inscription: 

PORT MACQUARIE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
To commemorate the official opening of
PORT MACQUARIE MEMORIAL BATHS
BY
THE HONOURABLE W. DAVIS-HUGHES M.L.A.
N.S.W. Minister for Public Works
1 October 1966

W. G. Alcock (Town Clerk)
A. L. Crisp (Mayor)

[The President of the local RSL Sub-Branch dedicated the pool and buildings.]

 

Dedication date: 

1966-10-02 00:00:00.0
 
 

Recorded by: 

E. John Wade & Bob Metcalfe (RSL Port Macquarie Sub-Branch)
 

Established date: 

1966
 

Location/surrounding area: 

Memorial Location
 

Address Data: 

Bridge Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
 
 

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