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19-February-2018
19-February-2018

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The Creswich District Hospital commemorates those who lost their lives at the Australasian No 2 mine which flooded in December 1882 drowning twenty-two men. Five men were rescued. 

Over three days, a frantic rescue was attempted to find 27 men underground. 

Location

Address:Hill Street, Creswick District Hospital, Creswick, 3363
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.421032
Long: 143.891602
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Industrial
Actual Event STart Date:12-December-1882
Actual Event End Date:12-December-1882

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque :

A memorial to the men who lost their lives on December 12th 1882

Source: MA
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