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A mural commemorates the Aboriginal Cricket Team which toured England in 1868.
The Australian Aboriginal cricket team in England in 1868 was a side composed of Australian Aborigines which toured England between May and October of that year, thus becoming the first organised group of Australian cricketers to travel overseas.
|Address:||Lake Street, Edenhope College, Edenhope, 3818|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.034347|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 4th May, 2009|
This mural is in honour of the Aboriginal Cricket Team who practised where the college now stands, before they toured England in 1868.
Edenhope Tourism Inc wish to acknowledge local artists Win Forster & Ella McLaren, assisted by Kerry Dixon and the 2008 years 9 & 10 at Edenhope College for the design and painting of the mural.
Materials donated by West Wimmera Shire dedicated by Ian Chappell, former Australian Test Cricketer. 4th May, 2009