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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.
The lookout tower is made basalt stone from the tower of the old Kilmore Gaol.
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.
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.301944|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||13-December-1824|
|Actual Event End Date:||13-December-1824|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||December-1924|
Erected Dec 1924 by the residents to the memory of Hume and Hovell who passed near by 13th Dec 1824