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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, Mt Pyramid, Fernihurst, Wedderburn, Kanya, Stawell, Mt. William, Horsham, Mt Arapiles, Miga Lake, Harrow, Coleraine, Casterton, Dartmoor, Isle of Bags, Portland, Mt Rouse, Mt Napier, Hamilton, Lake Repose, Dunkeld, Middle Creek, Mt Greenock, Skipton, Mitchellstown, Nagambie, Castlemaine, Expedition Pass, Kyneton, Benalla, Wangaratta, Chiltern, Gooramadda and a public park at Natimuk (Major Mitchell Park, Mt. Arapiles, Natimuk)

Location

Address:Leitchville - Pyramid Road, Mount Hope, Leitchville, 3567
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.990556
Long: 144.2025
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:24-June-1836
Actual Event End Date:24-June-1836

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1936
Source: MED,VMR
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