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Coora Place

This was named using a South Australian Aboriginal word meaning blue gum. Coora Place is part of Glendonald Estate Churchill.

Hawthorn Crescent

This was named after the white flowering deciduous shrub of the Northern Hemisphere. Hawthorn Crescent is part of Silcock Estate Churchill.

Reprinted with the permission of author Rob de Souza-Daw from his book, “Street and Place Names of Churchill.” published in 2010.

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