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Hume + Hovell
Hume + Hovell

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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:Memorial Park Sports Ground, Whorouly, 3735
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.505
Long: 146.588056
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:25-November-1824
Actual Event End Date:25-November-1824


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1924
Front Inscription

Hume and Hovell first named and crossed the Ovens River near this spot 25th Nov 1824 Erected Nov. 1924

Source: MA,MED,VMR
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