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07-May-2014
07-May-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A cairn commemorates the passing through the area of Hume and Hovell in 1924.

At the centenary of Hume and Hovell exploration in 1924, a committee was formed to co-ordinate and organise local celebrations along the route from Albury to Corio Bay. An itinerary was created for the unveiling ceremonies giving the hour and date for each place concerned from 15 to 21 November 1924.

Thirty-three monuments or cairns were erected at Violet Town, Euroa, Avenel, Seymour, Broadford, Kilmore, Mount Bland, Bulla, Moyhu, Hansonville, Benalla, Samaria, Swanpool, Yarck, Yea, The Horn (Buffalo), Myrtleford, Whoronly, Everton, Murmungee, Stanley, Back Creek, Allan`s Flat, Staghorn Flat, Ebden, Bethanga, Hume Reservoir, Strath Creek, Deer Park, Werribee, Lara, Bulla, Everton
 

Location

Address:Wallace Road, Allans Flat, 3277
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.282577
Long: 146.922993
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:22-December-1824
Actual Event End Date:22-December-1824

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1924
Front Inscription

Hume and Hovell passed here Nov. 22nd 1824.

Erected by residents of Allan's Flat Nov. 1924

Source: MA,MED,VMR
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