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07-February-2019
07-February-2019

Photographs supplied by Gordon McFarland

The plaque erected in 1979 by the Sturt Re-enactment Party commemorates the sesquicentenary of the 1829 journey of Captain Charles Sturt Expedition .

The plaque is situated in front of a Black Box Tree believed to have been marked by Charles Sturt during his exploration of the Murray and Murrumbidgee River.

Location

Address:Mid Western Highway, 4 kilometres northeast of Hay, Hay, 2711
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.492087
Long: 144.883818
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:1829
Approx. Event End Date:1830

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 17th November, 1979
Front Inscription
This plaque was unveiled near the famed "Marked Tree" on 17 - 11 - 79 by the Sturt Re-enactment Party to commemorate the sesqui centenary of the journey of Captain Charles Sturt in 1829.
Source: MA,H
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