Leichhardt Memorial

Ludwig Leichhardt made his way through Warra en route from Moreton Bay to Port Essington in 1844; an epic trek which took more than twelve months to complete.

A poem by Robert Lynd widely published in July 1845 lamenting Leichhardt’s loss, proved to be a premature verse, as the exploration party, on this occasion at least, survived to tell their tale!

A monument has been built in tribute to the Leichhardt expedition, within walking distance of the highway, and located between the Anglican Church and Cooranga Creek.

Access off Lytton Street, Warra, Qld, 4411

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