Unknown origin

The large fig tree standing in the corner of this park is known as the “Strike Tree” as this is where the workers from Tulloch’s Phoenix Iron Works gathered to discuss the situation any time there was a strike at the factory.The business closed in 1974.

A memorial lamp post was erected in the park in memory of Robert Tulloch (Founder of the company R. Tulloch & Company – Tulloch’s Phoenix Iron Works), in 1945 by members of his family.

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