Sir Paul Edmund de StrzeleckiPrint Page
The cairn erected in 1927 commemorates Paul Edmund de Strzelecki who passed by this spot in 1840. The plaque was donated by the Polish Association of the Latrobe Valley and unveiled in 1966. The relief portrait of Strzelecki was sculpted by A.Santowiak.
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 Paul de Strzelecki.
Seven cairns or tablets to Strzelecki were erected at Heyfield, Loy Yang, Koornala, North Mirboo, Leongatha, Korumburra, Corinella.
|Address:||Koornalla Road, Koornalla, 3844|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.3125|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1840|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1840|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 6th April, 1927|