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Birpai Plaque Inscription : June 2014
Birpai Plaque Inscription : June 2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
Plaque in memory of the traditional ancestors of the Birpai Nation. The Birpai people occupied the area prior to European settlement in 1821.


Address:Horton Street, The Town Green , Port Macquarie, 2444
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.428464
Long: 152.908157
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture


Front Inscription
In memory of the Traditional Ancestors of Birpal (sic)
Nation. Here beneath lie the remains of Birpal (sic) people
dated approx 1850 years old
The Birpal (sic) numbered over 6000 in
population prior to the European settlement of Port
Macquarie in 1821 Birpal (sic) Tribal boundaries include all of
the Hastings district  Wauchope  Port Macquarie and the
Camden Haven  The discovery is evidence of the
Aboriginal occupation of the area before contact
with British colonisation
Birpal (sic) Local Aboriginal Land Council
and local Aboriginal Elders
Source: MA
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