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Count Paul Edmund de Strzelecki
Count Paul Edmund de Strzelecki

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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 Paul de Strzelecki.

Seven cairns or tablets to Strzelecki were erected at Heyfield, Loy Yang, Koornala, North Mirboo, Leongatha, Korumburra, Corinella

Location

Address:Long Street, Leongatha, 3953
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.477222
Long: 145.9475
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 6th April, 1927
Front Inscription

Count Strzelecki

First explorer of South Gippsland passed within ten miles of this spot May, 1840.

Erected 1927

Source: MA,RUMV,MED
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