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05-November-2013
05-November-2013

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A monument commemorates the unknown pioneers who died at the Moreton Bay settlement.

Location

Address:North Quay & Tank Street, Brisbane , 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.468784
Long: 153.018875
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1961
Front Inscription

To The Glory Of God
And As A Constant Tribute To Those
UNKNOWN PIONEERS
Who Died At Moreton Bay Settlement During
The First Perilous Years Of Its Founding.
They No Longer Rest Here : But Near This Place
Was The Earliest Known Burial Ground Of Our People
    In Queensland.

"That the generation to come may know them, even the children." Psalm 78. v6.

(lower plaque) 

Erected by the Brisbane City Council
and by subscribers through
the Royal Historical Society of Queensland 1961.

Source: MA
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