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A cairn commemorates Ben Warby, the first settler of North Gundagai.
Ben Warby is recorded as having followed Hume and Hovell's tracks to the junction of the Murrumbidgee and Tumut Rivers and having taken up a pastoral lease of 19,200 acres at a rent of thirty-three pounds per annum. He called the property 'Minghee' later called 'Mingay'.
|Address:||Hume Highway, Muttama Creek, Mingay, 2722|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.973396|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 22nd March, 1975|
This Cairn Was Erected By The
Gundagai Historical Society Apex
Club And The Gundagai Shire Council
In Memory Of
North Gundagai's First Settler
Who Settled Here In 1825
Naming His Property Minghee
T.W.SHEAHAN B.A., L.L.B., M.L.A