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A monument commemorates Severin Berner (Barney) Andreassen who was a pioneer settler in North Queensland.
|Address:||Island Point Road, Port Douglas, 4877|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -16.482601|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 17th June, 1989|
This cairn is erected to honour a pioneer of North Queensland
Severin Berner (Barney) Andreassen
1863 - 1937
A native of Norway, he came to Australia in 1884, to Cooktown, then to Port Douglas and Mowbray River. During an active life as a mariner and then a farmer, he gave 19 years of voluntary service to the Douglas Shire as Councillor 1914 - 1927 and Chairman 1927 - 1933.
Unveiled by his grandson Severin Berner Andreassen III
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