Joshua Morgan's Grave

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[edit] Location

Just off State Highway 43, near the Tangarakau Bridge, Stratford

NZSG: ul 254

[edit] Description

See [1]for the story "Joshua Morgan - Surveyor of The Lost World Highway" and photos of Morgan and the grave.

[edit] History

This lonely grave, near the Tangarakau Bridge, marks the resting place of surveyor Joshua Morgan. He died in the middle of the bush, miles from nowhere, after becoming stricken with appendicitis. This expedition was meant to be his last surveying job before retiring.

[edit] Burials

The only burial here is Joshua Morgan

[edit] Acknowledgements

NZ Historic Places Trust

[edit] Return to Taranaki Cemeteries

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