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11-August-2017
11-August-2017

Photographs supplied by Tom Bird

The cairn commemorates Major Thomas Mitchell's second, third and fourth expeditions which left from this area. The tablet was provided by the Royal Australian Historical Society in 1936 and the cairn was officially unveiled on the 20th February 1937. 

Location

Address:Henry Parkes Way & The Escort Way, Boree, 2864
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.245271
Long: 148.814254
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th February, 1937
Front Inscription

From This Vicinity
Sir Thomas Mitchell`s
Second Expedition
   Proceeded
On April 7, 1835
To The Darling River,

His Third Expedition
On March 19, 1836
To Australia Felix
(Western Victoria),

And His Fourth Expedition
On December 15, 1845
To Tropical Australia
(Central Queensland)

R. A. H. S. 

Right Side Inscription

This Cairn Was
Erected By The
BOREE SHIRE COUNCIL
November 1936.

C. G. Miller  President

Source: MA
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