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Cairn commemorates Chinese immigrants. Chinese Shepherds were employed by early pastoralists in this district and the monument 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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1986
Front Inscription
In memory of three Chinese, also Aborigines, who lost their lives in the settlement of the district - circa 1850. Erected by the Beaudesert Historical Society, 1986
Source: MA
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