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28-June-2020
28-June-2020

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The cairn commemorates the people who developed Emerald from 1879 to 1979.

 

Location

Address:Anakie & Edgerton Streets, Emerald, 4720
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.524718
Long: 148.160086
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1879
Approx. Event End Date:1979

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 26th May, 1979
Front Inscription

This cairn based in a fossilised tree was presented to the town of Emerald by the Broken Hill Proprietary Co, Ltd.

In recognition of the people who helped develop the town over the last 100 years

The plaque was unveiled by His Excellency Sir James Ramsay, K. C. M. G., C. B. E., D. S. C., Governor of Queensland

May 26 1979

Plaque :

The fossilised tree is :

Araucarioxylon arberi (Seward Mahershwari.

Age : Permian (about 250 million years).

 



      
 

Source: MA
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