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29-January-2014
29-January-2014

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

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.

Location

Address:Scenic Drive, Reform Hill, Myrtleford, 3737
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.563497
Long: 146.736753
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:12-November-1824
Actual Event End Date:12-November-1824

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1924
Front Inscription

Hume and Hovell Centenary, erected by residents of Myrtleford and District

12th November 1824

Source: MA,MED,VMR,RHSV
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