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Allan Cunningham
Allan Cunningham

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A cairn commemorates explorer Cunningham who passed through area in 1829.

Location

Address:Drayton Street, Opposite Laidley Pioneer Village, Laidley, 4341
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.649167
Long: 152.391389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:19-June-1829
Actual Event End Date:19-June-1829

Dedication

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

Laidley Valley

Discovered by explorer Allan Cunningham in 1829.

"This fine timbered land I have named Laidley`s Plains"

Allan Cunningham
19th June, 1829.

This memorial was unveiled by the Chairman of Laidley Shire Council Councillor R. L. Pitt on 18th July 1982.

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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