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Avenue of Honour : 11-May-2013
Avenue of Honour : 11-May-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Orford Avenue of Honour, comprises of Cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa) and Pine trees (Pinus insignia), planted in Orford in the 1920s in memory of those from the district who served in World War One. 

The avenue extends from the old road through Orford, south to the Hamilton- Port Fairy Road. Under the trees are wooden spikes with brass name plates. A sign was affixed to mark the Orford Avenue of Honour at a ceremony in early April 2002 and another avenue of trees with name plaques was planted on the other side of the road. 

Location

Address:Hamilton -Port Fairy Road, Orford, 3284
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.203778
Long: 142.104064
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Avenue of Honour
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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