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Fountain commemorates Charles Sturt`s passing by the town in his whaleboat during their Lake Alexandrina journey. The drinking fountain is no longer functional.
The municipal council, in conjunction with Waradgery Shire Council, has decided to erect a drinking fountain in the park as a memorial to Captain Sturt.
Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW), 17 January 1930.
|Address:||Lachlan Street, Sturt Park, Hay, 2711|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.512111|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||28-March-1830|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-March-1830|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1930|
The Passing Of
Capt. CHARLES STURT
And His Party
On 28th March 1930,
During Their Epoch-Making
Boat Journey Of 2450 Miles To & From