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15-September-2013
15-September-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A stone fireplace serves as a memorial to Burke and Wills who camped near here. It was erected by the Waranga Shire Council to commemorate the centenary of the Victorian Exploring Expedition.  Barnadown Camp VIII (Kennedy`s Clare Inn) cairn.

Location

Address:Barnadown - Knowsley Road, Barnadown, 3557
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.650138
Long: 144.544543
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:29-August-1860
Approx. Event Start Date:1860
Actual Event End Date:29-August-1860
Approx. Event End Date:1960

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1960
Front Inscription

Burke and Wills
Centenary

The party camped
near this spot
on 29th August 1860
on its outward journey.

Erected by
the Shire of Waranga 1960

Source: MA,VMR
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