Garden Palace fire 1882

Fire which destroyed the Garden Palace on 22 September 1882, three years after its construction for the International Exhibition.

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Date of event
22 Sep 1882

Garden Palace

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Whilst the Garden Palace was a brief and fiery addition to the Sydney landscape, the decision to hold an International Exhibition in 1879 was to place the city on the world stage.