Tophouse Route - New Zealand
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins
S 41° 47.101 E 172° 53.677
59G E 657437 N 5372357
Quick Description: A monument for the Tophouse route discovery
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 2/13/2007 9:49:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM17PK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member StagsRoar
Views: 85

Long Description:
This monument is located in a serene valley. It is set directly on the side of the road on highway 63. It has a plaque that states the following:
On 21 November 1824 J.S. Cotterell discovered the Tophouse Route to the Wairau during exploration between Nelson and the Clarence. He saw Rotoiti 18 January 1843.
Type of history commemorated (short description):
The discovery of the Tophouse route


Town, city, or region nearest to the site:
Tophouse.


Hours of operation:
Availalbe 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Is it accessible to the general public:
Yes.


Date location was entrusted to the New Zealand Historic places: Not listed

Website pertaining to the location: Not listed

Year placed: Not listed

Admission fees if any: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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