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Birpai Plaque Inscription : June 2014
Birpai Plaque Inscription : June 2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
The plaque commemorates the traditional ancestors of the Birpai Nation. The Birpai people occupied the area prior to European settlement in 1821.


Address:Horton Street, Town Green , Port Macquarie, 2444
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.428464
Long: 152.908157
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture


Front Inscription

In memory of the Traditional Ancestors of Birpai 
Nation. Here beneath lie the remains of Birpai people
         dated approx 1850 years old
    The Birpai numbered over 6000 in 
population prior to the European settlement of Port 
Macquarie in 1821 Birpai Tribal boundaries include all of 
the Hastings district  Wauchope  Port Macquarie and the 
Camden Haven  The discovery is evidence of the 
Aboriginal occupation of the area before contact 
            with British colonisation

       Birpai Local Aboriginal Land Council 
              and local Aboriginal Elders

Source: MA
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