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Mount Barney Memorial
Mount Barney Memorial

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A monument commemorates the 150th anniversary of the climbing of Mount Barney by Captain Patrick Logan.

Logan achieved the climb alone on the 3rd August 1828. Logan had discovered Mt. Barney in 1827 during his major expedition having walked from Ipswich. As Commandant of the Penal Settlement he became an avid explorer of Moreton Bay and its hinterland. The greatest expansion of the settlement took place under his leadership, many of the names Logan gave to natural features have now been changed.

Location

Address:John Street, Captain Logan Lookout, Rathdowney, 4287
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.212778
Long: 152.866944
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 THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE CLIMBING OF MT.BARNEY BY
CAPTAIN PATRICK LOGAN.

He achieved the climb alone 3rd August 1828. Logan had discovered Mt. Barney in 1827 during his major expedition having walked from Ipswich. As Commandant of the Penal Settlement he became an avid explorer of Moreton Bay and its hinterland. The greatest expansion of the settlement took place under his leadership.
Many of the names Logan gave to natural features have now been changed. Amongst them Mt. Lindesay now Mt. Barney West Peak 1355 m; East Peak 1353 m; Mt. Hooker now Mt. Lindesay 1192 m; Darling River now Logan River; Glen Lyon now Palen Creek.
Captain Logan 1791-1830.
Soldier regarded by many as the true founder of Qld.
Sir Patrick Lindesay 1778-1839, Soldier and Acting Governor.

DONATED BY DOUGLAS JOLLY - JULY 1978
PLAQUE UNVEILED BY D.A. JOLLY - 23RD JULY 1978

Source: MA
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