Burke & Wills Memorial (Camp 9)Print Page
Commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Burke & Wills` expedition`s visit to the station in August 1860.
|Address:||Bendigo – Tennyson Road, Kamarooka Station , Kamarooka North, 3571|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.393525|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||29-August-1860|
|Actual Event End Date:||30-August-1860|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 29th August, 2010|
Burke & Wills Expedition - 1860
Campsite No. 9
Patterson`s Kamarooka Station
The expedition departed Royal Park, Melbourne 20th August 1860 to traverse Australia from south to north. The party of men, horses & camels left Barnadown and arrived at Kamarooka station on the 29th August 1860. Next day they struck north to Terrick Terrick station
This sign was erected to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the expedition`s visit here and was unveiled by Cr Greg Toll 29th august 2010