Moyston Discovery & SettlementPrint Page
Obelisk to the explorations of Major Mitchell in 1836, the first settlement of the area in 1840-1 by Horation Spencer Wills, the first gold discoveries in October 1857 and to the Moyston pioneers.
|Address:||Moyston- Willaura & Moyston-Dunkeld Roads, Moyston, 3377|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.301207|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||December-1953|
Major Mitchell passed through this district July 1836.
Dedicated to the memory of the Pioneers of Moyston District Dec 1953. Erected by Alec McDonald Crochan
First gold discovered near this spot Oct 1857 by D. Torquay, J Omand, P Liddle, R Miller.
First land settlement in this district in 1840-41, Horatio Spencer Wills.