Roe Memorial

John Septimus Roe Memorial, Kings Park, public art

Public Art: Roe Memorial

Also Known As : John Septimus Roe Memorial

Sculptor: © Margaret Priest

Description: The stone memorial was built in honour of John Septimus Roe, Western Australia's first Surveyor General. It features a central hexagon granite structure with a bronze plaque on top illustrating the original plans for the city of Perth. On the front of the memorial is a bronze bas-relief of  Roe.

Date Unveiled: The Roe Memorial was unveiled on the 4th of November, 1956.

Location: The john Septimus Roe Memorial is located on Fraser Avenue, Kings Park, Western Australia.

Inscription:

John Septimus ROE
First Surveyor-General of WA
prepared this plan for Perth
in 1838

 

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