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15-September-2013
15-September-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Burke & Wills` expedition`s visit to the station in August 1860.

Location

Address:Bendigo – Tennyson Road, Kamarooka Station , Kamarooka North, 3571
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.393525
Long: 144.380565
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:29-August-1860
Actual Event End Date:30-August-1860

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 29th August, 2010
Front Inscription

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

Source: MA
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