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26-November-2014
26-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Mortlake Shire’s Councillor Dowling planted the oak by Tea Tree Lake on May 24, 1883 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s birthday. A commemorative plaque was erected by the Moyne Shire Council And the Mortlake and District Historical Society in 2011. 

Queen Victoria (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was the monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she used the additional title of Empress of India.

Location

Address:Jamieson Avenue , Tea Tree Lake , Mortlake, 3272
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.08336
Long: 142.81014
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 24th May, 1883
Front Inscription

QUEEN VICTORIA OAK

Holm Oak (Quercux ilex)

Planted by Cr. Thomas Dowling, President of the Mortlake Shire Council, on 24th May 1883 to honour the 64th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

Erected by Moyne Shire Council and the Mortlake & District Historical Society 2011

Source: MA
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