Thornton Obelisk - Sydney NSW

Thornton Obelisk
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Latitude:-33.87467  Longitude:151.20985


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The obelisk on Elizabeth Street is one
of the earliest monuments recording the
beneficence of a Sydney mayor. It was
erected in 1857 and unveiled by the
Mayor George Thornton. The monument
is actually a sewer vent. It became a
joke around town and led to it being
dubbed Thorntons Scent Bottle.

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