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Logan River Crossing Plaque
Logan River Crossing Plaque

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson
Memorial commemorates the crossing of the Logan River by the first explorers to the area. 

Location

Address:Mount Lindesay Highway, Tully Memorial Park, North Maclean, 4280
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.783611
Long: 153.010833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 23rd July, 1978
Front Inscription
TO COMMEMORATE CROSSING OF THE LOGAN RIVER 
                   BY THE FIRST EXPLORERS 
                      TO TRAVERSE THIS AREA 
Captain Patrick Logan Who Discovered The River Mouth In 1826 
Crossed Near This Point In July 1827 To Reach Brisbane After 
Finding The Fassifern Valley And The Logan Headquarters 
At Mt. Barney On A Walking Expedition From Ipswich. 

July 1828 explorers, Logan, Cunningham, And Fraser Crossed Near 
The Same Place And Followed The Logan River Upstream. 
On This trip Logan Became The First Man To Climb Mt. Barney. 

DONATED BY 
DOUGLAS JOLLY
JULY 1978                  BEAUDESERT SHIRE COUNCIL. 
Source: MA
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