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A monument commemorates the centenary of proclamation of Cleveland Township.

European settlement of Brisbane and surrounding areas was banned from 1824 until 1842, due to the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement, but the area to become Cleveland was first surveyed in 1840, and in 1841, was recommended for a maritime or seaport township. In 1847, the government planned for the new town, and on the 13th of December, 1850, Cleveland was proclaimed a township.


Address:Shore Street, Cleveland Point, Cleveland, 4163
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.509722
Long: 153.288889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:13-December-1850
Actual Event End Date:13-December-1950


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 13th December, 1950
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This plaque commemorates the centenary of the proclamation of the township of Cleveland on the 13th December 1850.

Unveiled 13th December 1950

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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