Australasia Mine Disaster Cemetery MemorialPrint Page
Monument commemorates the victims of the Australasian No 2 mine disaster.
In December 1882, 22 miners drowned when water flooded the New Australasian No 2 Mine in Creswick. Over three days, a frantic rescue was attempted to find 27 men underground. Only five survived.
|Address:||Clunes- Creswick Road, Cemetery, Creswick, 3363|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.404474|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||12-December-1882|
|Actual Event End Date:||12-December-1882|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 3rd October, 1909|
The Public In Memory
Of The 22 Members
Who Perished In The
Australasian Mining Disaster
12th Decr 1882
Octr 3rd 1883