Darke’s Grave

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Darke’s grave and monument stands as a memorial to the first European, John Charles Darke who explored the area in 1844. Darke was speared by aborigines near Waddikee Rocks on 23 October 1844.

An overview of the explorers life and death is explained at the grave site, located under the ranges named after him.


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