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16-September-2017
16-September-2017

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The memorial stone commemorates the pioneers of Palmwoods. The stone marks the south east portion of land leased by Louis Bamberger in 1874. 

 

Location

Address:Palmwoods - Montville Road, Palmwoods, 4555
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.694916
Long: 152.945304
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 9th May, 1984
Front Inscription

TO THE MEMORY OF PALMWOODS PIONEERS

This stone marks S. E. corner Portion 23 (595 acres) first leased by Cobb & Co. groom Louis Bamberger in 1874, then owned briefly by Frederick Shaw.

The area was known as Merriman`s Flat when Peter & Catharina Kuskopf, 6 sons & a daughter settled here in 1891.  Their kin , the Momme Bendixens & George Fewtrells took up adjoining lands soon after.
Dedicated Sunday 6th May 1984

Source: MA
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