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A monument commemorates the 150th anniversary crossing of the Liverpool range from the Hunter Valley by the Henry Dangar party in 1824 who camped near this site.
Danger was assistant surveyor to John Oxley from 1821 to 1827 when he was suspended over a land dispute by Governor Darling. He later joined the Australian Agricultural Company, finding half a million acres of sheep grazing land for them, and selecting 700 of his own.
|Address:||Blackville Road , MacDonald`s Creek, Parraweena , 2339|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.735042|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||14-October-1824|
|Actual Event End Date:||14-October-1974|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 14th October, 1974|
THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE
150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST
CROSSING OF THE LIVERPOOL RANGE
FROM THE HUNTER VALLEY BY
HENRY DANGAR AND PARTY
ON THE 14th OCTOBER 1824
THEY CAMPED NEAR THIS SITE