The Lone Pine was grown from a seed of the Lone Pine at Gallipoli which grew on a ridge where the ANZACS fought in World
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The Lone Pine was grown from a seed of the Lone Pine at Gallipoli which grew on a ridge where the ANZACS fought in World War I.
It was propagated from seeds saved from a cone brought home by Private Thomas Keith McDowell from Gallipoli after WWI.
The seedling was planted at Wattle Park on Sunday 7 May 1933 under full military honour by the Mayor of Camberwell, Cr. J.H. Nettleton and the Mayor of Box Hill, Cr. J.K. Archer.
27 Feb 2014
Connecting Victoria’s multicultural community to parks and nature will be a focus of celebrations during Parks Week from 3-9 March 2014. Parks Week is an annual celebration of the important role that parks play in contributing healthy communities. Parks Victoria’s Chief Executive, Dr Bill Jackson, said some exciting and innovative…