White Family of Belltrees

Acknowledgement:

Scone Hospital Centenary 1834 – 1934 Arthur Smith Memorial “Back to Scone Week”

7 – 8 – 9 – 10th March 1934 Official Souvenir ….. 2/6

The generation(s) of the White Family from ‘Belltrees’ in the early 1900s were arguably the greatest benefactors in the history of the Upper Hunter Valley and specifically the township of Scone. Mr A H White and Mr Arthur G White were very prominent polymath philanthropists

See also: http://sconevetdynasty.com.au/white-park-the-memories/

There is a metal plaque on the right hand brick column (on entry), one of two which suspend the wrought iron gates. The people of Scone are eternally and perennially grateful for the munificent benefaction of Mr A G White of ‘Belltrees’. The plaque states:

Presented to the people of Scone as a Recreation Reserve by:

A G White Esq

Belltrees

White Park

And officially opened for this purpose

*9th June 1924*