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16-February-2016
16-February-2016

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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.

Eighteen cairns or tablets to McMillan were erected at Benambra (to Macfarlane, Pendergast, McKillop) Omeo, Swifts` Creek, Ensay, Bruthen, Mossiface, Sarsfield, Lucknow, Calula (2), Bushy Park, Stratford, Bundalaguah, Sale, Rosedale, Tom`s Gap, Yarram, Port Albert
 

Location

Address:1188 Swan Reach Road, Mossiface, 3885
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.732358
Long: 147.811219
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:14-January-1840
Actual Event End Date:14-January-1840

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 5th August, 1927
Front Inscription

Angus McMillan, the Pathfinder of Gippsland, passed here 14th Jan. 1840.

Unveiled 5th August 1927

Source: MA,MED,VMR,RHSV
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