Transvaal Avenue

Description

Transvaal Avenue consists of 60 existing trees of various species. The Avenue was opened on 31 August 1900. A total of 107 trees were planted at the opening ceremony, and each tree was named for generals in the Boer War battlefields and victories. The Avenue follows a curved path between the entrance gates at Eligin Street/Walker Street and Devonshire Street. An account of the opening ceremony and the construction of the Avenue was published in the Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners Advocate.

No Inscription

Memorial does not include inscription.

Address
Maitland Park,
Walker Street,
Maitland NSW 2320
Local Government Area
  • Maitland, City of
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Memorial avenue/Memorial tree/Memorial trees
Recorded by
Ms. Cindy Dickson, Maitland City Council
Established date
1900
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1900-08-31
Dedication date
31 August 1900
Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902

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