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A plaque commemorates the arrival in Queensland in May 1839 of the first surveyors.  They were Robert Dixon, Granville Stapylton and James Warner.

Location

Address:Vulture Street, Foyer, Queensland Government Lands Centre, Woolloongabba, 4102
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.48478
Long: 153.035324
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:May-1839

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 7th May, 1989
Front Inscription

THE INSTITUTION OF SURVEYORS, AUSTRALIA
        QUEENSLAND DIVISION

This Plaque Commemorates The Arrival Of The First Three Surveyors In Queensland.

In May 1839, Surveyors Robert Dixon (1800–1858), Granville Stapylton (1800–1840) And James Warner (1814–1891) Landed At Queens Wharf Brisbane.

Their Surveys Initiated The Mapping, Freeholding And Development Of Queensland

Unveiled By 

K. J. Davies FIS Aust.  Surveyor-General Queensland
D. M. Grant Surveyor-General New South Wales

7 May 1989

L. S. Todd MIS Aust.
President

Source: MA
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