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Interesting Note of History

This simple monument is interesting to stop by for a minute and read, but there is not much else to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
samd233
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Cairns, Australia
Apart of history

It’s fascinating that Robbie C below from Canada seems to know more about our history than locals... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
RonWamberal
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Sydney, Australia
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“Interesting Note of History”
26 Jun 2018
“Apart of history”
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The Esplanade, Fogarty Park, Cairns | Lat: -16.921111 Long: 145.779444, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This simple monument is interesting to stop by for a minute and read, but there is not much else to see. Stop by and read it if you're walking by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samd233
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

It’s fascinating that Robbie C below from Canada seems to know more about our history than locals. I’d walked past it a few times without stopping then thought I should read the plaque. So yes as the 1876 point of landing has some significance, I’m...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Amazing! In 1875 a landing party came to Cairns, with a postmaster and a customs officer. The people of Cairns were impressed. The boat’s name was Porpoise . However, the postmaster and a customs officer took large parts of the land of Cairns. They had...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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