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Raine Island is home to a stone tower which was built in 1844 by convicts as a n…

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Raine Island is home to a stone tower which was built in 1844 by convicts as a navigation aid for safe vessel passage. Since construction, some 900 legible inscriptions have been carved or painted inside the tower including names from Wuthathi and Meriam Nation (Ugar, Mer, Erub) Traditional Owners, making the tower an important part of the islands shared cultural history.

One of the inscriptions still legible today is “Jerry Stephen 1941”, which was inscribed by Jerry Stephen Snr, a Meriam…



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