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Logan River Crossing
Logan River Crossing

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / John Huth
A monument 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: -27.784599
Long: 153.011521
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 discoverd the river mouth in 1826 crossed near this point in July 1827 to reach Brisbane after finding the Fassifern Valley and the Logan head waters at Mt. Barney on a walking expedition from Ipswich.

July 1828 explorers, Logan Cunningham, Fraser crossed neat 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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