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A monument commemorates Eyre`s Journey and replenishment of supplies.
Edward John Eyre established a base camp in the sandhills at Fowlers Bay, from where, in 1841, he embarked upon his epic overland journey of exploration, westward to Albany.
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.987665|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||25-February-1841|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 25th February, 1991|
Edward John Eyre
Baxter, Wylie, Joey, Yarry
Departed from Fowlers Bay on the 1,500km journey to Albany of February 25th 1841
Erected by the Coorabie & District Progress Assoc. Inc. for the Sesquicentenary celebration 1841 - 1991
This plaque was unveiled by Mr. Lloyd O`Neill M.H.R. on 25th February 1991