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I always take visitors here

It may seem a strange place to take visitors but I like to bring them here to make them aware of... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
bronvoyage
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Bribie Island, Australia
Leichardt tree

This tree was used as an anchor for ships in the early days and from there business began to build... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
habanachooky
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Mackay, Australia
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

It may seem a strange place to take visitors but I like to bring them here to make them aware of the history of Mackay and how terrible it was for all the people who were kidnapped and forced into slavery. This tree is beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great monument with excellent historic notes on the area and how it prospered Easy parking and within walking distance of CBD

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This tree was used as an anchor for ships in the early days and from there business began to build along River street.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank habanachooky
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We used to visit this site for barbeue and for family time.seen this tree well fenced, i was always wondered because of the fence not because of the tree,finally i knew it ,it has linked history with mackay.Just another tree for visitors..

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

It is hard to believe but this tree has its own tale - it played an essential part in Mackay's maritime history. As the settlers, ships and cargoes arrived in Mackay the tree was used as an anchor for ships to tie to for access...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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