On Friday 30 July 1915, three trees were planted at the Mount Pleasant School by “Mr. Thomson, Mr. Tamblyn (head teacher), an Read more [...]
Place Category: South Australia
The Mount Pleasant Memorial Avenue was established in 1934 to commemorate the local soldiers who lost their lives in World War One.
The Avenue was planted with 12 Cypress Pine (Callitris spp.) donated by Dr Cowling in memory of the the local soldiers of the district who lost their lives during World War One. In 2004 the trees were removed and Claret Ash trees were planted as replacements. This is located Memorial Ave, Mount Pleasant, in South Australia. A memorial plaque at the corner of Melrose Street and Memorial Avenue marks the Avenue.
For more information refer to the Mt Pleasant Heritage Walk brochure online.
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* Name (Original Database):
Mount Pleasant* Street:
Memorial Avenue* Town:
Mount Pleasant* AP:
12* Description and Comments:
Original Cypress Pine (Callitris spp.) trees were removed due to damage by termites and public risk from falling branches in 2006 and replaced.* Species:
Originally Cypress Pine (Callitris spp.). Replacements Claret Ash (Fraxinus angustifolia var. oxycarpa 'Raywoodii')* Species (modified):
Originally Cypress Pine (Callitris spp.). Replacements Claret Ash (Fraxinus angustifolia var. oxycarpa 'Raywoodii')* Signs:
Single plaque on street marks the avenue.