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Allan Cunningham Plaque
Allan Cunningham Plaque

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A cairn commemorates Laidley Valley which was discovered and named Laidley`s Plains by explorer Allan Cunningham who passed through area in 1829.


Address:Drayton Street, Opposite Laidley Pioneer Village, Laidley, 4341
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.649167
Long: 152.391389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:19-June-1829
Actual Event End Date:19-June-1829


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th July, 1982
Front Inscription

Laidley Valley

Discovered by explorer Allan Cunningham In 1829.

"This fine timbered land I have named Laidley`s Plains"
Allan Cunningham
19th June, 1829.

This memorial was unveiled by the Chairman of Laidley Shire Council Councillor R. L. Pitt on 18th July 1982.

Source: MA
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