Mileage Post; c1960s; 4007b


Port Macquarie Museum


Mileage Post

About this object

Concrete mileage post painted white with distances to Kempsey (K) 19 miles and Taree (T) 57 miles impressed into the concrete and painted black. The post is an irregular shape, forming a 'v' at front and an inverted 'v' at back. The post was possibly situated on the Pacific Highway at Telegraph Point, near Port Macquarie. Used by the Department of Main Roads NSW prior to conversion to metric measurement in July 1974.

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Medium and Materials

Concrete, paint

Inscription and Marks

'K/19' and 'T/57'


780mm H (above ground measurement), 345mm W, 270mm Deep

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Credit Line

Donor: Department of Main Roads

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