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Hume & Hovell : 20-October-2011
Hume & Hovell : 20-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A cairn with arrow commemorates Hume and Hovell who camped in proximity to the monument in their journey of exploration.

The Hume and Hovell obelisk erected at Barjarg was unveiled on Saturday by Cr. W. Parsons, president of Mausfield shire. Cr. J. Llewellyn, Rev. J. H. Halford, Rev. G. Brammall, Messrs. G. D. Howe and Carrick also spoke. A picnic and sports were also held and there was a large attendance.
Age (Melbourne), 2 December 1924.

Location

Address:Midland Highway, near Harpers Road, Barjarg, 3723
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.926994
Long: 146.001317
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:29-November-1824
Actual Event End Date:29-November-1824

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 29th November, 1924
Front Inscription

Barjarg

Hume and Hovell

Camped near this spot
29 / 11 / 1824

Erected 29 / 11 / 1924.

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Exploration
Exploration
Settlement
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