www.monumentaustralia.org.au

Dog Netting FencePrint Page Print this page

02-January-2016
02-January-2016

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown / Kent Watson

A cairn commemorates the construction of the dog-netting fence which crossed the highway at this point. Part of the fence is included with the memorial.

The fence stretched approximately 325 kilometres from Tyntynder on the Murray River to the South Australian border

Location

Address:Calder Highway & Dog Netting Road, Culgoa, 3530
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.758029
Long: 143.121525
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map

Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Plagues

Dedication

Front Inscription

Dog Netting Fence.

This plaque was erected by the Wycheproof Shire Council to commemorate the construction in 1885 of a fence from to the South Australian Border, a distance of 204 miles, to prevent wild dogs and other vermin entering farmlands to the south.

Source: MA,VMR
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design