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A monument commemorates the exploring expedition of Major Thomas Mitchell in July 1836.
It was erected as part of the Australian Bicentennial.
|Address:||Willaring Road, Callawadda, 3381|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.826986|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||12-July-1836|
|Actual Event End Date:||17-July-1836|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1988|
Major Thomas Mitchell camped north of here on 12 July 1836 before setting out on an expedition to Mount William while the remainder of the exploring party constructed a crossing over the Richardson River. On returning, Major Mitchell proceed westward on 17 July 1836.
Major Mitchell`s expedition in to the Australia Felix is commemorated by the Major Mitchell Trail, an Australian Bicentennial project with the financial assistance from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.