Wednesday, June 20, 2012

More Royal visits to Elizabeth

Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip
Tuesday 11 March 1986
Prince Phillip toured Elizabeth and Salisbury during the States 150th celebrations.  He was met by the Elizabeth Mayor, Paul Simpson at Jubilee Park where  Prince Philip planted a tree.  About 800 people mainly students gathered to see the Duke, waving Jubilee flags.  A buffet Luncheon at the Octagon theatre was then held with 100 local and community groups represented. Prince Philip was then driven through the heart of Elizabeth, travelling along Seavington, Seaborough, Midway, Yorktown and Ifould roads.
Duchess of Kent 
April 18th 1995
The Duchess of Kent, visited Elizabeth on April 18th, 1995 for a
outing visit and Civic reception as part of an nine day official visit to South Australia.
Arriving at 9:25am, the Duchess was met at Windsor Green by the official receiving party, which comprised of the Mayor of Elizabeth,  Alf Charles, the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Elizabeth, Graham Foster and the member for Elizabeth,  Lea Stevens MP and her husband.

Students from Fremont High school choir sang as the Duchess stopped to speak with many of the Elizabeth residents lining the pathway.
The Duchess was then escorted to the Council Chambers to attend a Civic Reception, before her departure at 10:10am. 

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