Attack Creek Historical Reserve Memorial

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Named by John McDouall Stuart following a rare confrontation with Aborigines over dwindling water supplies in 1871, Attack Creek is marked by a road-side memorial stonework cairn surrounded by a steel post and chain fence. A rest/camping area has been established near the memorial for travellers along the Stuart Highway.

Facilities

Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment History & Heritage Picnic Area Public Toilet Scenic Drives

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Remnants of the well

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The building depicts the Nyinkka lizard's head rising in greeting as you enter

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Attack Creek Historical Reserve Memorial

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