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Queensland 150th
Queensland 150th

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson
Memorial and flagpole celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the formation of the State of Queensland.

The state was named in honour of Queen Victoria who on 6 June 1859 signed Letters Patent separating the colony from New South Wales. The date 6 June is now celebrated statewide as Queensland Day.

Location

Address:Tourist Drive, Picnic Point, Toowoomba, 4350
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.578611
Long: 151.986944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1859
Approx. Event End Date:2009

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 26th January, 2009
Source: MA
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