John Oxley Print Page
Plaque and seat in John Magee Park commemorate John Oxley’s discovery and naming of Mermaid Reach in 1823.
Oxley named the relatively straight stretch of the Brisbane River from Seventeen Mile Rocks to the next bend Mermaid Reach in honour of his sailing vessel "Mermaid".
|Address:||Counihan Road, John Magee Park , Seventeen Mile Rocks, 4073|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.53845|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.