Franklin Square (Hobart)

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Franklin Square
Lascar Franklin Square (Hobart) (4552530076).jpg
TypePublic space
LocationHobart, Australia
Coordinates42°52′39″S 147°20′10″E / 42.87750°S 147.33611°E / -42.87750; 147.33611Coordinates: 42°52′39″S 147°20′10″E / 42.87750°S 147.33611°E / -42.87750; 147.33611
Operated byHobart City Council
OpenAll year
Public transit accessHobart Bus Mall

Franklin Square is an oak lined public space in Central Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It is named after a John Franklin, a former Governor of Tasmania.[2] It and Hobart Town Hall were built on the site of the former government house of Tasmania.[3] It is on the Tasmanian Heritage Register.[4]


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  2. ^ ADB
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  4. ^ "Tasmanian Heritage Register" (PDF). Heritage Tasmania.