Gertrude Colquhoun Park

Location - Creek Street & Stanley Street

Suburb - Central Albury

Description - A local park with a small set of play equipment, seating, picnic tables and the Bungambrawartha Trail through the site. Across Stanley Street is the Bungam Community Garden.

History - Gertrude Colquhoun (nee Osbourne) was born 9 March 1885 and married Arthur Garnet Colquhoun in March 1912. Mrs Colquhoun was a leading figure in Albury and district charitable organisations holding almost every position in the Albury CWA and in her younger days President of the Riverina Group of CWA. Mrs Coquhoun was also a member of the Ladies Church Aid, she played a big part in establishing the Albury YMCA, had a interest in the Pensioners hall in Creek Street (now demolished and the site of the Bungam Community Garden) and a foundation member of the Albury red Cross. (source : Albury & District Historical Society Bulletion 503)

Public Art - The electrical substation in the park has been "wrapped" with an image of the Albury Post Office to minimise vandalism.

Planned improvements - No further improvements are planned for this Park at this time.

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