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16-April-2016
16-April-2016

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The border cairn commemorates the centenary of the federation of the Australian colonies in 1901, and the survey of the Queensland and New South Wales border by Francis Roberts and Isaiah Rowland.

 

 

 

 

Location

Address:Warwick - Killarney Road, Queensland - New South Wales border, Killarney, 4393
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.367299
Long: 152.322825
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Actual Event Start Date:01-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:01-January-2001

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:December-2001
Front Inscription

This Border Marker was erected to celebrate the Centenary of Federation

And to commemorate the survey of the QLD-NSW Border by surveyors Francis Roberts and Isaiah Rowland

1863 - 1866.

 
Left Side Inscription

This monument was officially dedicated by

Mayor Ron Bellingham    Mayor Lucy Sullivan   
Warwick Shire Council    Tenterfield Shire Council

December 2001

Source: MA
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