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Memorial cairn on the site of the National School which was destroyed in the 1852 flood with the loss of lives of teacher Allan McKenna, his wife and five children.
On June 24th and 25th, 1852 at (old) Gundagai, New South Wales, the Murrumbidgee River flooded killing an estimated 78-89 or more people, approximately a third of the Gundagai population. It is one of the largest natural disasters in Australia's history.
|Address:||Middleton Drive, Gundagai, 2722|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.068272|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||October 1977|