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Monument commemorates John Oxley.
Apart from Aboriginal significance of the area as a meeting place, John Oxley passed by the falls on 13 September 1818 and he named them the Bathurst Falls. He described it as “one of the most magnificent waterfalls we have seen”.
|Address:||Apsley Falls Road, Apsley Falls, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, Walcha, 2354|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.050223|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||13-September-1818|
|Actual Event End Date:||13-September-1818|
LT. JOHN OXLEY, R.N.
Discovered These Falls
On 13th September, 1818
After Crossing The River
Near This Point.
The Scenic Stairway
Was Erected By
The Lions Club Of Walcha