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03-May-2015
03-May-2015
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A monument commemorates the explorers who used Bathurst as a base for discovery expeditions.

They were George Evans (1815), John Oxley (1817), Allan Cunningham (1826), Charles Sturt (1828), and Sir Thomas Mitchell (1835)

Location

Address:Durham (Great Western Highway) & William Streets, Bowling Club, Bathurst, 2795
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.415805
Long: 149.583581
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of the intrepid explorers who, in the early days of the Colony, using Bathurst as a base, advanced into the
unknown west, that others might benefit by their discoveries.

1815 . . . George Evans
1817 . . . John Oxley
1826 . . . Allan Cunningham
1828 . . . Charles Sturt
1835 . . . Sir Thomas Mitchell

 

Source: MA,H
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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