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15-September-2013
15-September-2013

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A monument commemorates that the Burke and Wills Expedition passed by the site and camped at Mount Hope (Camp 11) on 1 September 1860.

Location

Address:Leitchville - Pyramid Road, Pyramid Hill, 3575
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.02665
Long: 144.2242
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:01-September-1860
Actual Event End Date:01-September-1860

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 27th September, 1968
Front Inscription

BURKE AND WILLS EXPEDITION

Passed this way and camped at Mount Hope
1 September 1860

Unveiled by Mr M K Collins, BA. B. Ed
District Inspector of Schools
on September 27 1968

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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