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20-October-2018
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Stirling Park was named in honour of Lieutenant Robert Stirling who accompanied John Oxley on his expedition in 1823.

 

Location

Address:Malpas Street, Stirling Park, Boyne Island, 4680
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.950225
Long: 151.357294
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:November-1823
Approx. Event End Date:November-1823

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 17th June, 1986
Front Inscription

Plaque :

                    STIRLING PARK
History
Stirling Park Is Named In Honour Of
Lieutenant Stirling Who As Master Of
H.M.S. Mermaid Sailed To Port Curtis With
John Oxley`s Expedition Of 1823.  It Was
Stirling Who First Sighted And Later Landed At The
Mouth Of The Boyne River In November, 1823
Development 
Stirling Park Was Developed By The
Calliope Shire Council And Fully Funded
By The Gladstone Harbour Board.
It Was Officially Opened By
Councillor A. W. O`Rourke M.S.E.
Chairman, Gladstone Harbour Board 17 June 1986.

Right Side Inscription

 

 

Source: MA
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