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Thomas Mitchell
Thomas Mitchell

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

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).


Address:Coleraine-Edenhope Road, , Harrow, 3317
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.19591
Long: 141.614756
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:02-August-1836
Actual Event End Date:02-August-1836


Front Inscription

Major Mitchell passed this spot 2nd Aug 1836

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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