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29-April-2017
29-April-2017

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

A lamp commemorates the centenary of the first crossing of the Blue Mountains by Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson in 1813.

A plaque was added in 2013 to commemorate the bicentenary of the crossing.

Location

Address:Great Western Highway, Bellevue Park, Lawson, 2783
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.718793
Long: 150.431237
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:1813
Approx. Event End Date:1913

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 24th May, 1914
Front Inscription

Plaque:

This lamp was erected in commemoration of the centenary of the first crossing of the Blue Mountains by Blaxland, Wentworth & Lawson in the year 1813.


 

Back Inscription

Plaque:

Commemorating the bicentenary of the crossing of the Blue Mountains by Lawson, Blaxland, & Wentworth 1813

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Lawson
2013

 

Source: H, MA
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