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05-September-2015
05-September-2015

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The memorial commemorates the exploration journey of Allan Cunningham through the Lockyer Valley in 1829.

Location

Address:Warrego Highway & Postmans Ridge Road, Helidon Spa, 4344
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.546631
Long: 152.096628
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:27-June-1829
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

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
Mrs. Gwendoline May Crozier  
             President, 
Gatton & District Historical Society
       18th July, 1982.

Cunningham & his party passed this way on
27th June 1829.  During this portion of his
journey he climbed Mt. Davidson (Sugarloaf)
and discovered Mt. Tabletop.cThe Spa Water
Region was also discovered by him at this time.

Source: MA,ADB
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