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The plaque commemorates the pioneers who used the Overlander Trail to bring stock to market in the 18th century. 

The Jubilee Overlanders was Pioneer Re-enactment Horse Rides across South Australia to commemorate 150 years of white settlement in South Australia in 1986. 


Address:Elder & Wonoka Terraces, Hawker, 5434
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.886604
Long: 138.420377
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th September, 1985
Front Inscription

Jubilee Overlanders
September 11th 1985
Peter Knudsen,  Vicky Spier,  Micky McKeonn

In tribute to the pioneers who used this Trail last century to bring stock to market and to the pioneers of West and Central Texas for the 150th birthday of both these states in 1986.

This Overlander Trail reached from Port Augusta to Southern Queensland via Hawker, Marree and the Birdsville Track.

This rock from Wonoka Creek bank was placed here by the people of Hawker and the plaque was unveiled by Peter Knudsen.

Source: MA
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