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20-February-2017
20-February-2017

Photographs supplied by Rod Collins
A cairn commemorates the Chinese shepherds who were employed by early pastoralists in the district and it is erected to their memory and that of aborigines who lost their lives in encounters in the early settlement.

Location

Address:Christmas Creek Road, Christmas Creek , Beaudesert, 4285
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.195364
Long: 153.004472
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1850
Approx. Event End Date:1850

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1986
Front Inscription

In memory of three Chinese also Aboriginals who lost their lives during the settlement of the district

Circa 1850

Erected by the Beaudesert Historical Society 1986

Source: MA
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