Significant Trees: Bathurst Road Memorial Avenue

Location Bathurst Road (between McLachlan Street and Redmond Street).

Tree Species ‘Lone Pine’ (Pinus pinea)

Physical Description The Lone Pine located on Bathurst Road, is easily identifiable with it’s dense foliage and low spreading growth.

Statement of Significance The Lone Pine has both associative historical significance and a commemorative social significance. The believed propagation of the Lone Pine from the so called “Lone Pine” at Gallipoli links this tree to a significant historic event. The Lone Pine also serves as a memorial to Orange’s servicemen and women, giving the tree a social significance.

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