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Thomas Mitchell
Thomas Mitchell

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A cairn commemorates the voyage of exploration by Major Thomas Mitchell in 1836.

Thirty-six cairns or tablets to Mitchell were erected at Nyah West, Swan Hill, Cohuna, Mount Pyramid, Fernihurst, Wedderburn, Kanya, Stawell, Mount William, Horsham, Mount Arapiles, Miga Lake, Harrow, Coleraine, Casterton, Dartmoor, Isle of Bags, Portland, Mount Rouse, Mount Napier, Hamilton, Lake Repose, Dunkeld, Middle Creek, Mount Greenock, Skipton, Mitchellstown, Nagambie, Castlemaine, Expedition Pass, Kyneton, Benalla, Wangaratta, Chiltern, Gooramadda and a public park at Natimuk (Major Mitchell Park, Mount Arapiles, Natimuk).

Location

Address:Coleraine-Edenhope Road, , Harrow, 3317
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.19591
Long: 141.614756
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:02-August-1836
Actual Event End Date:02-August-1836

Dedication

Front Inscription

Major Mitchell passed this spot 2nd Aug 1836

Source: MA
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