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Plaque commemorates the journey of Allan Cunningham through the Lockyer Valley in 1829.
|Address:||Lockyer Siding Road, Lockyer Railway Siding, Lockyer, 4344|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.508393|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||25-June-1829|
|Actual Event End Date:||25-June-1829|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 18th July, 1982|
This plaque commemorates
the journey of Allan Cunningham
through the Lockyer Valley in 1829.
Unveiled by Douglas Jolly, Hon. Director of Tours,
Royal Historical Society of Queensland
18th July 1982
Cunningham and his party passed this way on 27th June, 1829. During this portion of his journey he discovered the Queensland Silver Wattle and the deposits of sandstone which were to become important to the building industry.