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A plaque commemorates the 150th anniversary of John Batman`s exploration of this area.

Location

Address:Canning Street, Canning Street Reserve, Avondale Heights, 3067
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.769161
Long: 144.872538
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:04-June-1835
Actual Event End Date:04-June-1835

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 4th June, 1985
Front Inscription

This plaque was unveiled by His Worship the Mayor Cr J.W. Matthews J.P. on 4th June 1985 to commemorate John Batman`s exploration of the area on the 4th June 1835.

The restoration of the rock walls of the Canning Street Reserve Tea Gardens has been carried out by the City of Keilor as part of Victoria`s 150th Anniversary.

Source: VMR,RHSV
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