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Pleasant Creek Hospital
Pleasant Creek Hospital

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

Commemorates the site of the first Pleasant Creek Hospital in 1859 and re-sited in 1861.

Location

Address:Western Highway, Doctor`s Hill, Stawell West, 3380
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.06
Long: 142.772778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription

Doctor`s Hill.

On this hill in 1859 the first Pleasant Creek Hospital was built to serve the needs of gold miners and the rural communities of Western Victoria.

"There not being anything else of the kind further towards the interior of the colony". (Ist Annual Report 1859). The hospital was re-sited at Stawell West in 1861

Source: MA,VMR
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