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16-April-2016
16-April-2016

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A border cairn commemorates the centenary of the federation of the Australian colonies in 1901, and the survey of the Queensland and New South Wales border by Francis Roberts and Isaiah Rowland.

 

 

 

 

Location

Address:Warwick - Killarney Road, Queensland - New South Wales border, Killarney, 4393
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.367299
Long: 152.322825
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Approx. Event Start Date:01-January-1901
Approx. Event End Date:01-January-2001

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:December-2001
Front Inscription

This Border Marker Was Erected To Celebrate
The Centenary Of Federation
And To Commemorate
The Survey Of The QLD-NSW Border
By Surveyors
Francis Roberts And Isaiah Rowland 1863 - 1866.

 
Left Side Inscription

This Monument Was Officially
       Dedicated By

Mayor Ron Bellingham    Mayor Lucy Sullivan   
Warwick Shire Council    Tenterfield Shire Council
      December 2001

Source: MA
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