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26-August-2014
26-August-2014

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A monument commemorates the exploration journey of Allan Cunningham through the Lockyer Valley in 1829.

Location

Address:Warrego Highway, Rest Area, Helidon Heritage Trail, Helidon, 4344
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.55665
Long: 152.13651
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:28-June-1829
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th July, 1982
Front Inscription

This Plaque Commemorates The Journey Of ALLAN CUNNINGHAM Through the Lockyer Valley in 1829.

Unveiled By Cr. STANLEY GEORGE RUTHENBERG
Chairman, Gatton Shire Council
18th July, 1982.

Cunningham & His Party Camped On Lockyer Creek South Of This Site On 28th June, 1829.

He Was At This Stage  Returning From His Exploration Of The Headwaters Of Lockyer Creek.

Source: MA,ADB
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