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Charles Sturt : 10-August-2011
Charles Sturt : 10-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates Charles Sturt, leader of the first European exploration party to pass through the area.

Charles Sturt first passed through the region on the northern bank of the Murray River in June 1838 en route to South Australia, leading a cattle droving party, with 300 head of cattle.

Location

Address:Murray Valley Highway & Station Street, Cobram, 3644
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.92465
Long: 145.646596
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:31-May-1838
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1838

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 10th January, 1930
Front Inscription

Capt. Chas. Sturt  

Passed Near Here

On 31st May 1838.

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