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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 campsite in September 1860.

Location

Address:Loddon Valley Highway, Tragowel Swamp, Tragowel, 3579
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.8145
Long: 143.953667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:02-September-1860
Actual Event End Date:04-September-1860

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:August, 2010
Front Inscription

Burke & Wills 150th Anniversary

Tragowel Swamp

Burke & Wills Expedition to the north of Australia camped at Tragowel Station Homestead.  

Arrived 6.30pm SUnday, September 2 1860. Rained heavily overnight.

Departed 9.15am Tuesday, September 4 for Reedy Lake station, 20km nort, crossing the Loddon at Old Kerang.

Source: MA
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