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Anderson Creek Monument
Anderson Creek Monument

Photographs supplied by Kay Pamment

Plaque commemorates the discovery of the creek by Ensign Robert Anderson in 1804 and marks the site where settlers from Norfolk Island established farms in 1805.

Location

Address:Tamar Highway, Anderson Creek, York Town, 7270
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.166179
Long: 146.771397
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1804
Approx. Event End Date:1804

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 15th June, 1973
Front Inscription

TO COMMEMORATE THE DISCOVERY
OF ANDERSON'S CREEK BY ENSIGN
ROBERT ANDERSON IN NOVEMBER
1804. NAMED BY LIEUT.COL. W.
PATERSON AFTER ITS DISCOVERER
17TH DECEMBER 1804. SITE OF
FARMS FOR NORFOLK ISLANDERS
1805. UNVEILED BY THE HON. R.F.
FAGAN M.H.A. MINISTER FOR
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
ON 15TH JUNE 1973.
 

Source: MA
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