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A monument commemorates the release of the Red Deer on Cressbrook Station in 1873.
Queen Victoria sent a small herd of red deer as a gift after Queensland was named in her honour. The deer were released at Cressbrook Station in Toogoolawah and descendants of those deer can be found throughout the region.
|Address:||Cressbrook Street, Toogoolawah, 4313|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.093056|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 7th November, 1998|
THIS PLAQUE Commemorates The Release In 1873 Of RED DEER (CERVUS ELAPHUS) On Cressbrook Station, Being A Gift From QUEEN VICTORIA To The People of Queensland For Their Recreational Use.
The Red Deer Is Now Benignly Established In The Forested Hill Country Of South East Queensland.
The Release Site Is Approximately 8km North East Of This Position.
Erected And Presented To The People Of Queensland By THE AUSTRALIAN DEER ASSOCIATION.
Unveiled On The 7th November 1998