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A monument commemorates explorer Thomas Mitchell.
At the unveiling of the Bulla memorial for Hume and Hovell, Charles Daley the Secretary of the Victorian Historical Society suggested that the idea be extended to other explorers and a committee was formed to mark out the routes of Charles Sturt, Thomas Mitchell, Angus McMillan, and Count Paul de Strzelecki.
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:||Golden Point Road, Expedition Pass, Castlemaine Reservoir, Golden Point, 3451|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.052833|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||20-September-1836|
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|Actual Event End Date:||20-September-1836|
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|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 22nd April, 1914|
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On 20th Sept 1836 Major Mitchell after passing through this ravine named it Expedition Pass
Erected by public subscription 22nd April 1914