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20-October-2018
20-October-2018

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Stirling Park commemorates Lieutenant Robert Stirling who accompanied John Oxley on his expedition in 1823.

 

Location

Address:Malpas Street, Stirling Park, Boyne Island, 4680
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.950225
Long: 151.357294
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:November-1823
Approx. Event End Date:November-1823

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 17th June, 1986
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Stirling Park

History

Stirling Park is named in honour of Lieutenant Stirling who as master of H.M.S. Mermaid sailed to Port Curtis with John Oxley`s expedition of 1823.  It was Stirling who first sighted and later landed at the mouth of the Boyne River in November, 1823

Development 

Stirling Park was developed by the Calliope Shire Council and fully funded by the Gladstone Harbour Board.

It was officially opened by Councillor A. W. O`Rourke M.S.E. Chairman, Gladstone Harbour Board17 June 1986.

Right Side Inscription

 

 

Source: MA
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