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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:Princes Highway, Loy Yang, 3844
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.180556
Long: 146.616389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:13-April-1840
Actual Event End Date:13-April-1840
Monument Designer:A. Santowiak

Dedication

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

This plaque unveiled on 10.7.1966 by Sir Herbert Hyland MLA, donated by Polish Association Latrobe Valley.

Sculpture: A Santowiak

Count Paul Strzelecki (1797-1873) passed this way 13th April 1840

Erected 1927

Unveiled by Lord Somers

Source: MED,VMR,RHSV
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