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A dead red gum tree approximately 8 metres high which was an Aboriginal canoe tree, has a plaque on cement block, and is preserved as a memorial to the Wurrunjerri [Wurundjerri] Tribe of Aborigines who roamed the district prior to the advent of Europeans.

The Wurundjeri are a people of the Indigenous Australian nation of the Woiwurrung language group, in the Kulin alliance, who occupy the Birrarung Valley, its tributaries and the present location of Melbourne, Australia.

Location

Address:Summit Drive, Private reserve behind houses, Eaglemont, 3084
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.767967
Long: 145.064177
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Indigenous

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1971
Source: RHSV
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