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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)
|Address:||Leitchville - Pyramid Road, Mount Hope, Leitchville, 3567|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.990556|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||24-June-1836|
|Actual Event End Date:||24-June-1836|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1936|