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Thomas Mitchell : 31-October-2011
Thomas Mitchell : 31-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tablet marks the spot where Mitchell passed on his surveying journey.

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:Coleraine � Edenhope Road, Harrow Hill, 3317
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.196778
Long: 141.615094
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:02-August-1836
Actual Event End Date:02-August-1836


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 2nd August, 1936
Front Inscription

Major Mitchell passed this spot 2nd Aug. 1836.

Source: MA,RHSV
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