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Cairn commemorates the Hume & Hovell exploration.
At the centenary of Hume and Hovell exploration in 1924 a committee was formed to co-ordinate and organise local celebrations along the route from Albury to Corio Bay. An itinerary was created for the unveiling ceremonies giving the hour and date for each place concerned from 15 to 21 November 1924.
Thirty-three monuments or cairns were erected at Violet Town, Euroa, Avenel, Seymour, Broadford, Kilmore, Mount Bland, Bulla, Moyhu, Hansonville, Benalla, Samaria, Swanpool, Yarck, Yea, The Horn (Buffalo), Myrtleford, Whoronly, Everton, Murmungee, Stanley, Back Creek, Allan`s Flat, Staghorn Flat, Ebden, Bethanga, Hume Reservoir, Strath Creek, Deer Park, Werribee, Lara, Bulla, Everton.
|Address:||Tarcombe Street & Kirkland Avenue East, Burton`s Bridge, Euroa, 3666|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.753942|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||29-December-1824|
|Actual Event End Date:||29-December-1824|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 20th November, 1924|
Explorers, Hume and Hovell, passed this way 29th Dec.1824.
Erected by the Shire of Euroa Nov. 20th 1924