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A plaque commemorates the Aborigines of the Murray River area shot by the Major Mitchell expedition at Mount Dispersion.

Location

Address:Aboriginal Keeping Place Museum, Shepparton, 3630
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.376389
Long: 145.400278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Indigenous
Actual Event STart Date:27-May-1836
Actual Event End Date:27-May-1836

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of Aborigines of the Murray River area who died from gunfire on 27 May 1836 in an encounter with explorers from Sydney led by Major Thomas Mitchell, Government Surveyor-General, at Mount Dispersion between Robinvale and Mildura

Source: VMR,RHSV
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