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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.
|Address:||Gundy Road, Rotary Park, Scone, 2337|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.055846|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1957|
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