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Eyre Baxter + Wylie
Eyre Baxter + Wylie

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The Monument commemorates the explorers Edward John Eyre, Baxter and Wylie who camped at Eucla in 1841 on their journey from Fowlers Bay to Albany.

The memorial plaque was presented by the Post Office Historical Society of WA for the Sesquicentenary Celebration 1841 - 1991.

Location

Address:Eyre Highway, Eucla Roadhouse, Eucla, 6443
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.677222
Long: 128.881389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:11-March-1841
Actual Event End Date:11-March-1841

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 11th March, 1991
Front Inscription

EDWARD JOHN EYRE
BAXTER, WYLIE, JOEY, YARRY.
 On 11 March 1841 
Camped In This Vicinity 
During The 1500km Journey 
From Fowlers Bay To Albany.
  Unveiled By 
THE HON. IAN TAYLOR M.L.A. 
Deputy Premier of Western Australia
11 March 1991
Presented by the Post Office Historical Society of WA 
for the Sesquicentenary Celebration 1841 - 1991.
Royal Western Australian Historical Society

Source: MA
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