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08-October-2014
08-October-2014

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A monument commemorates the arrival of Edmund Atherton in the Sarina area in 1866.   He was the first European settler in the area.

Location

Address:Bruce Highway, Sarina, 4737
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -21.421407
Long: 149.21689
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 26th January, 1967
Front Inscription

To Commemorate The Arrival In Sarina Of
           EDMUND ATHERTON
Who In 1866 Was The First White Man
To Reach Sarina Overland From The South
               Unveiled by
Cr. T. G. NEWBERY, M.L.A.
Chairman Of Sarina Shire Council
        26th January 1967

Source: MA
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