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A monument commemorates the explorer Allan Cunningham and his expedition in 1829.
On their journey westward Cunningham and his party camped overnight on the Lockyer Creek west of this site on 22nd June, 1829. On their return journey they camped one mile east of Gatton on 29th June, 1829.
|Address:||Lake Apex Drive, Lake Apex Park, Gatton, 4343|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.57|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 18th July, 1982|
This Plaque Commemorates The Journey Of
Through The Lockyer Valley In 1829
THE HON.D.T.McVEIGH M.P.
Federal Minister For Housing & Construction
& Member For Darling Downs
On Their Journey Westwards Cunningham & His Party Camped Overnight on Lockyer Creek 1½ Miles West Of This Site On 22nd June 1829. On Their Retrun Journey They Camped 1 Mile East of Gatton on 29 June 1829.