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Royal Australian Historical Society Green Plaque 101. The Female Immigrants' Home

Commemorative plaque that was installed in Bent Street between 1984 and 1988 as part of the Sydney Green Plaques Bicentennial project on the site of the Female Immigrants' Home. The text on the plaque read: 'The Female Immigrants' Home.  Caroline Chisholm, 'the emigrant's friend', opened the Female Immigrants' Home on this site in 1841. During a major period of free migration Mrs Chisholm worked to improve conditions for women migrants on their arrival in the colony.'

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