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27-April-2019
27-April-2019

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

An obelisk marks the site where Allan Cunningham crossed the Manilla River, and originally called it Buddle`s River on the 17th May 1827.

Location

Address:Trevallyn Road, 5 kilometres west of Barraba, Barraba, 2347
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.375026
Long: 150.547103
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event Start Date:17-May-1827
Actual Event End Date:17-May-1827
Monument Manufacturer:Nandewar Historical Society

Dedication

Front Inscription

            Erected By
The Nandewar Historical Society
To Mark The Journey Made By
EXPLORER ALAN(sic) CUNNINGHAM
Close To This Spot He Crossed The Manilla River
         Calling It Buddle`s River

                   On
        17th May 1827.

            Unveiled By
         Miss E. E. C. Capel

Source: MA,H
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