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17-February-2014
17-February-2014

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A plaque commemorate Major Thomas Mitchell who with his expedition crossed the Murray here in October 1836.

As at 17-February-2014 the plaque on this monument no longer exists.

Location

Address:Sturt Street, Murray River, Howlong, 2643
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.986944
Long: 146.621944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Major Mitchell and his party camped here on the 17th October 1836. They crossed the Murray River the following day, downstream from this point.

Major Thomas Mitchell's expedition into the 'Australia Felix' is commemorated by the Major Mitchell Trail , an Australian Bicentennial Project with assistance from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.  

Source: MA
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