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Aboriginal Massacres Monument : 17-June-2011
Aboriginal Massacres Monument : 17-June-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates aboriginal people who were killed in massacres between 1837 and 1844 in this part of Port Fairy

Location

Address:Bank Street, Port Fairy, 3284
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.383406
Long: 142.239431
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Indigenous
Approx. Event Start Date:1837
Approx. Event End Date:1844

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 29th March, 2011
Front Inscription

In memory of the thousands of aboriginal people who were massacred between 1837 and 1844 in this area of Port Fairy.

Today we pay our respects to them for the unnecessary sacrifices they made.

Your spirit still lives on within our people.  Wuwuurk

Source: MA
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