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A monument commemorates the cedar getters who were responsible for opening up the Tweed Valley in the 1840s. The memorial consists of a tree stump with a life size figure holding an axe and resting on the stump.
|Address:||Wollumbin Street , Knox Park , Murwillumbah, 2484|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.327708|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Ian Shaw|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 21st January, 1989|
THE CEDAR CUTTER
was erected by
MURWILLUMBAH ROTARY CLUB
and presented to the people of
MURWILLUMBAH AND THE TWEED VALLEY
on Saturday 21st January 1989.
A bicentennial project undertaken in their fiftieth year
and dedicated to the cedar getters who were responsible for
opening up the Tweed Valley around the 1840s. This project
was conceived and totally financed by Murwillumbah
Rotary Club members. It was their contribution and thanks
for being part of the Tweed Valley of contrasts.
Design & Carving Ian Shaw Shaw's Woodcraft