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A plaque commemorates the journey of Allan Cunningham through the Lockyer Valley in 1829.

Location

Address:Lockyer Siding Road, Lockyer Railway Siding, Lockyer, 4344
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.508393
Long: 152.083249
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:25-June-1829
Actual Event End Date:25-June-1829

Dedication

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

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.

Source: MA
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