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A plaque commemorates the bicentenary of the first recognized crossing of the mountains by Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson and their party in 1813 which led to the first inland settlement and survival of the colony. Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth reached the area of Mt. York on the 28th May 1813. 

The plaque also acknowledges the impact this settlement had on the Aboriginal nations of the area.


Address:Mount York Road, Mount York Centenary Pavilion , Mount York , 2786
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.553346
Long: 150.219647
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:28-May-1813
Actual Event End Date:28-May-2013


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 28th May, 2013
Source: MA
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