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17-October-2021
17-October-2021

Photographs supplied by Chris Abbott

The garden commemorates the pioneers of Cunderdin.

The first European through the area was Charles Hunt who arrived in 1864 and the following year returned to blaze the track which became known as 'The Old Goldfields Road'. He was followed by sandalwood cutters and itinerant shepherds.

Settlement in Cunderdin by Europeans started to progress following the building of the railway in 1884. Charles Hillman undertook the first farmlet in 1894 and by 1901 – thanks to the construction of the Goldfields Water Supply - more people ventured into the area. By 1902 Cunderdin boasted a small general store, a restaurant, hotel (also a receiving house for mail) and a school which was built by Charles Hillman.

Location

Address:Lundy Avenue & Memorial Drive, Cunderdin, 6407
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.649766
Long: 117.237627
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Front Inscription

In grateful memory to the pioneers of the Cunderdin District

Plaque :

Centenary of Federation

Western Australia

 

Source: MA
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