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Flinders & Batman : December 2013
Flinders & Batman : December 2013

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson/ Nancy Alford

Commemorates landing of Matthew Flinders in 1802 and John Batman in 1835

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Batman Head, Indented Head, 3223
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.1425
Long: 144.718889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Monument Manufacturer:Herbert Hague Lewis.

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 29th May, 1935
Front Inscription

(plaque 1 )

JOHN BATMAN
founder of Melbourne 
formed a base here
INDENTED HEAD
on 29th May 1835.
MATTHEW FLINDERS
landed here in 1802
and crossed to the You Yangs.
B.P.D. League Centenary celebrated May 29th 1935

(plaque 2)

This tablet commemorating the 150th anniversary of John Batman`s landing at Indented Head, May 29, 1835 was unveiled by Hon. N. Trezise on May 26, 1985 Cr. Gwynneth Maddision President Shire of Bellarine

Inscription in Proximity

THIS MONUMENT WAS BUILT BY
HERBERT HAGUE LEWIS
IN 1935

Bellarine Bayside Foreshore Committee of Management 2013

Source: MA,VMR, RHSV
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