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Mary Poppins Statue

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area

Free Entry 

Located on the corner of Kent and Richmond streets a statue of Mary Poppins stands proudly as recognition of Maryborough’s link with the famous nanny. PL Travers was born Helen Lyndon Goff in Maryborough in 1899. Mary Poppins has universal appeal. The novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages and Supercalifragilistic is a word known to millions.

Maryborough's statue of Mary Poppins and the Proud Marys display located in the Maryborough City Hall Visitor Information Centre is Australia's only significant tribute to the literary skills of P.L.Travers and the amazing worldwide success of the series of Mary Poppins novels.

This bronze statue of the much-loved nanny of the Mary Poppins series of books was erected through community involvement and donations in September 2005. Celebrations of the City's links to PL Travers happen each year in September at the Mary Poppins Festival in the Park.

Open Times

Note: Mary Poppins Statue is available for viewing at all times

Other Information

Accessibility:

Mary Poppins Statue is accessible to visitors with a disability.

Children:

Children love to have their photos taken with the Mary Poppins statue.
Kent Street
Corner of Richmond Street
Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
Queensland
Australia

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