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A memorial plaque commemorating Captain Charles Sturt`s exploration of the River Murray. The memorial was unveiled by Mr. McIntosh during the centenary of Sturt`s exploration of the Murray.

A party of South Australians will leave on Saturday, January 11, for a tour the River Murray towns, where Sturt memorials will be unveiled. The secretary of the Adelaide branch of the Royal Geographical Society (Capt. F. L. Barker), who has organised the expedition, and the secretary of the Historic Memorials Committee (Dr. C. H. Fenner) are co-operating with Victorian and New South Wales Historic Memorials Committees. They will link up with the Victorian party, led by Sir James Barrett, and the New South Wales party, on January 13, at Wentworth. 
The Register News-Pictorial (Adelaide), 3 January 1930.

 

Location

Address:Sturt Highway, Lookout, Kingston-On-Murray, 5331
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.230802
Long: 140.365119
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 16th January, 1930
Front Inscription

 NEAR THIS SPOT IN JANUARY 1830
     CAPTAIN CHARLES STURT
        PIONEER EXPLORER
HAD AN EXCITING EXPERIENCE WITH
               NATIVES

ERECTED IN JANUARY 1930

Source: SAM
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