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John Oxley Memorial

John Oxley Memorial

Some pictures from our ride to Redcliffe this morning.

John Oxley Memorial

“On the morning of
July 17th 1799
Lt MATTHEW FLINDERS
landed near this spot
from the
Sloop Norfolk
and called it
Red Cliff Point
He was the first white man
to land
on this peninsula”


 

John Oxley Memorial

“Lt JOHN OXLEY
Surveyor General of
NEW SOUTH WALES
Landed here from
HM Cutter Mermaid
December 2nd 1823

The Brig Amity
under his direction
brought hither the first
Moreton Bay Settlement
under Lt Henry Miller
Commandant
September 12th 1824”

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