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10-November-2014
10-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Russell Byers

A sandstone seat commemorates the spot passed by Allan 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:Exploration

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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