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Cairn on foreshore commemorates the massacre of nineteen Europeans by Aborigines from the Kairi tribe on "Culling-La-Ringo station. This was the largest recorded massacre of Europeans in Australian history. Horatio Wills (station owner) and his people were buried in a grave at the scene of the massacre, which is remembered in a headstone.

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Location

Address:Cullin La Ringo Road, Lake Maraboon, Springsure, 4722
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.734773
Long: 147.924247
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Indigenous
Actual Event STart Date:17-October-1861
Actual Event End Date:17-October-1861
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…
Source: MA, ADB
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