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
Created1863-1866[1]
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]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hobartcity.com.au/files/439ecbda-fb88-41c7-a242-a1dd00a52097/F_Sq_Main_Report_reprint_2012_reduced_size.pdf
  2. ^ ADB
  3. ^ http://eprints.utas.edu.au/13475/1/1944__Somerville_Government_houses.pdf
  4. ^ "Tasmanian Heritage Register" (PDF). heritage.tas.gov.au. Heritage Tasmania.