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16-September-2013
16-September-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Burke & Wills exploration party in Kerang in September 1860.

Location

Address:Murray Valley Highway, Second Reedy lake, Kerang, 3579
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.669147
Long: 143.877553
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:04-September-1860
Actual Event End Date:05-September-1860

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:August, 2010
Front Inscription

Burke & Wills 150th Anniversary 

Burke & Wills Expedition to the north of Australia camped at Reedy Lake, arriving 2pm Tuesday, September 4, 1860

Departed 9am Wednesday September 5 for Lake Boga

Commemorative sign erected September 2010

Source: MA
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