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A monument was erected to commemorate the many Aboriginal people buried here in unmarked graves.

The cemetery was used by local Aboriginal people after the nearby Ebenezer Mission was closed.

Location

Address:Dimboola - Rainbow Road, Antwerp Cemetery, Antwerp, 3414
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.305779
Long: 142.019049
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Indigenous
Monument Manufacturer:Goolum Goolum Co-Op Ltd.

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 26th January, 1985
Front Inscription

In memory of those aboriginal people from this area who are buried in this cemetery.

Also the burial place of Robert Kinnear winner of the 1883 Stawell Gift.

Erected by the Goolum Goolum Co-Op Ltd. Unveiled by Mrs. Lilliam Marks, 26th January 1985

Source: RUMV,VMR
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