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A monument commemorates the exploration journey of Allan Cunningham through the Lockyer Valley in 1829.
|Address:||Warrego Highway & Postmans Ridge Road, Helidon Spa, 4344|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.546631|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||27-June-1829|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 18th July, 1982|
This plaque commemorates the journey of Allan Cunningham through the Lockyer Valley in 1829
Unveiled by Mrs. Gwendoline May Crozier
President, Gatton & District Historical Society
18th July, 1982.
Cunningham & his party passed this way on 27th June 1829. During this portion of his journey he climbed Mt. Davidson (Sugarloaf) and discovered Mt. Tabletop. The Spa Water Region was also discovered by him at this time.