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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
|Address:||Wallace Road, Allans Flat, 3277|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.282577|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||22-December-1824|
|Actual Event End Date:||22-December-1824|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1924|
Hume and Hovell passed here Nov. 22nd 1824.
Erected by residents of Allan's Flat Nov. 1924