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10-November-2014
10-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Russell Byers

Sandstone seat commemorates the spot passed by Cunningham on the 30th April 1827 on his expedition from Segenhoe Homestead ( guided by Peter Macintyre of Blairmore ) to the Darling Downs.

Location

Address:Gundy Road, Rotary Park, Scone, 2337
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.055846
Long: 150.869366
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1957
Front Inscription

ALLAN CUNNINGHAM
EXPLORER, BOTANIST HAVING FIXED BY ASTRONOMICAL 
OBSERVATION THE OFFICIAL STARTING POINT OF THE 
EXPEDITION, SEGENHOE HOMESTEAD, AS -32.6.37 SOUTH LAT. 
150.57.15.EAST LONG. PASSED THIS SPOT 30th APRIL 1827, 
AND BEING GUIDED BY PETER MACINTYRE OF BLAIRMORE
 OVER THE RANGE AT THE HEAD OF DARTBROOK, WENT ON 
TO EFFECT IMPORTANT DISCOVERIES, INCLUDING THE 
MACINTYRE AND CONDAMINE RIVERS, DARLING DOWNS 
AND CUNNINGHAM'S GAP

Erected By Scone Upper Hunter Historical Society, 1957

 



 

Source: MA,H
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