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Modest resting place of our Father of Federation

Sir Henry Parkes was a towering figure in Australian politics in the late 19th century and not... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
JElliot32
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New South Wales, Australia
A very interesting place for a wander

A very interesting cemetery with lots of very old graves. The resting place of Sir Henry Parkes... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Mrsrichocam
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Nov 13, 2018
“Modest resting place of our Father of Federation”
Apr 12, 2017
“A very interesting place for a wander”
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25A Sir Henrys Pde, Faulconbridge, New South Wales 2776, Australia
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Sir Henry Parkes was a towering figure in Australian politics in the late 19th century and not called 'the Father of Federation' for nothing. So it is bit surprising to find his final resting place in such a modest little cemetery. And while his grave...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A very interesting cemetery with lots of very old graves. The resting place of Sir Henry Parkes. This cemetery has been closed for burials for several years but it very well kept by locals and the council. Well worth a wander around.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Students of Australian history may find it interesting to view the resting place of the Father of Federation Sir Henry Parkes in this pleasant little cemetery. The grave itself is neat but unimposing. Given his contribution to our political heritage, I think the site deserves...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 29 May 2016

A cemetery of significant importance of the political History in the State of NSW The grave of NSW Prime Minister Sir Henry Parkes, accessible by car and train, the site is on a slope so beware when walking or infirmed.

Date of experience: September 2015
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