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Hume + Hovell
Hume + Hovell

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

At the centenary of Hume and Hovell exploration in 1924 a committee was formed to co-ordinate and organise local celebrations along the route from Albury to Corio Bay. An itinerary was created for the unveiling ceremonies giving the hour and date for each place concerned from 15 to 21 November 1924.

Thirty-three monuments or cairns were erected at Violet Town, Euroa, Avenel, Seymour, Broadford, Kilmore, Mount Bland, Bulla, Moyhu, Hansonville, Benalla, Samaria, Swanpool, Yarck, Yea, The Horn (Buffalo), Myrtleford, Whoronly, Everton, Murmungee, Stanley, Back Creek, Allan`s Flat, Staghorn Flat, Ebden, Bethanga, Hume Reservoir, Strath Creek, Deer Park, Werribee, Lara, Bulla, Everton


Address:Bucklands Gap Road, Murmungee, 3747
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.444534
Long: 146.693107
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:02-November-1824
Actual Event End Date:04-November-1824


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1924
Front Inscription

This cairn marks the route of Hume and Hovell 24th November 1824.

Erected by Murmungee and Beechworth Nov 1924

Source: MA,MED
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