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The plaque commemorates the 150th anniversary crossing of the Liverpool range from the Hunter Valley by the Henry Dangar party in 1824 who camped near this site.

Danger was assistant surveyor to John Oxley from 1821 to 1827 when he was suspended over a land dispute by Governor Darling. He later joined the Australian Agricultural Company, finding half a million acres of sheep grazing land for them, and selecting 700 of his own.


Address:Blackville Road , MacDonald`s Creek, Parraweena , 2339
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.735042
Long: 150.485173
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:14-October-1824
Actual Event End Date:14-October-1974


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 14th October, 1974
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This Plaque Commemorates The 150th Anniversary
 Of The First Crossing Of The Liverpool Range
          From The Hunter Valley
        Henry Dangar And Party
      On The 14th October 1824
      They Camped Near This Site
             14 - 10 - 1974


Source: H,MA
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