Port Macquarie War Memorial Olympic Swimming Pool

Description

Olympic swimming pool with associated buildings, dedicated to those men and women who served in the First and Second World Wars. Also known as Port Macquarie Memorial Baths, construction cost $120,000 with the majority of funds provided by local sources and additional grant monies from the NSW State Government. The President of the local RSL Sub-Branch dedicated the pool and buildings.

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)

Address
28 Gordon Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Local Government Area
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Swimming pool/swimming centre
Recorded by
E. John Wade and Bob Metcalfe (RSL Port Macquarie Sub-Branch)
Established date
1966
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1966-10-01
Dedication date
01 October 1966
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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