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Burke + Wills Memorial
Burke + Wills Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders

Commemorates the Burke & WIlls expedition at the Camp 1 (Essendon) site

Location

Address:Mount Alexander Road, Queens Park, Moonee Ponds, 3039
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.76
Long: 144.92
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1938
Front Inscription

This stone marks the first camping site of the Burke and Wills expedition 20th August 1860.

Presented by Cr. L. T. Thompson. J. P. Mayor of Essendon. Year 1938

Source: MA
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