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21-July-2018 (John Huth)
21-July-2018 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by Rod Collins / John Huth
A cairn commemorates the three Chinese shepherds who were employed by early pastoralists in the district and 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 , 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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