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Eyre Baxter + Wylie
Eyre Baxter + Wylie

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The monument commemorates the explorers Edward John Eyre, Baxter and Wylie who camped at Eucla in 1841 on their journey from Fowlers Bay to Albany.

The memorial plaque was presented by the Post Office Historical Society of Western Australia for the Sesquicentenary Celebration 1841 - 1991.


Address:Eyre Highway, Eucla Roadhouse, Eucla, 6443
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.677222
Long: 128.881389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:11-March-1841
Actual Event End Date:11-March-1841


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 11th March, 1991
Front Inscription

Edward John Eyre

Baxter, Wylie, Joey, Yarry.

On 11 March 1841 camped in this vicinity during the 1500km journey from Fowlers Bay to Albany.

Unveiled by the Hon. Ian Taylor M.L.A. Deputy Premier of Western Australia
11 March 1991

Presented by the Post Office Historical Society of WA  for the Sesquicentenary Celebration 1841 - 1991.

Royal Western Australian Historical Society

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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