www.monumentaustralia.org.au

Eyre, Baxter & Wylie ExpeditionPrint Page Print this page

Eyre Baxter + Wylie
Eyre Baxter + Wylie

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Monument commemorates the explorers Eyre, Baxter and Wylie who camped at Eucla in 1841 on their journey from Fowlers Bay to Albany. The memorial plaque was presented by the Post Office Historical Society of WA for the Sesquicentenary Celebration 1841 - 1991.

Location

Address:Eyre Highway, Eucla Roadhouse, Eucla, 6443
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.677222
Long: 128.881389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map

Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:11-March-1841
Actual Event End Date:11-March-1841

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 11th March, 1991
Front Inscription

EDWARD JOHN EYRE
BAXTER, WYLIE, JOEY, YARRY.
On 11 March 1841
Camped in this vicinity
During the 1500km journey
From Fowlers Bay to Albany.
Unveiled by
The HON. IAN TAYLOR M.L.A.
Deputy Premier of Western Australia
11 March 1991.
Presented by the Post Office Historical Society of WA
for the Sesquicentenary Celebration 1841 - 1991.
Royal Western Australian Historical Society.

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design