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03-May-2019
03-May-2019

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The monument commemorates the arrival of Major Mitchell who camped at the site in 1835 on his first journey of exploration down the Bogan River.

Location

Address:Mitchell Highway, Rotary Park, Nyngan, 2825
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.556944
Long: 147.184167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event Start Date:10-May-1835
Actual Event End Date:10-May-1835
Monument Manufacturer:Nyngan Historical Society

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:January-1972
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the arrival of the explorer Major Thomas Mithcell

The first European to visit the site of what is now the town of Nyngan

Major Michell camped here on the 10th May 1835 on his first journey of exploration down the Bogan River

Donated by the Nyngan Historical Society
January 1972. W.E. Gibson, President.  

Source: H, MA
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