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17-January-2015
17-January-2015

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

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

State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.270833
Long: 147.731667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:08-September-1839
Actual Event End Date:08-September-1839

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 7th April, 1927
Front Inscription

Angus McMillan 

Explorer passed here

Sept. 8 1839

Left Side Inscription

Site of hold up of gold escort

January 1859.

Source: MA,MED
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