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Thomas Mitchell : 28-December-2010
Thomas Mitchell : 28-December-2010

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Arthur Garland

A cairn commemorates Major Thomas Mitchell's expedition of 1836. 

European exploration of the Kerang area began in 1836 when Major Thomas Mitchell and party crossed the Loddon River and camped on Mount Kerang.

Location

Address:Wellington Street & Murray Valley Highway, Kerang, 3579
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.735408
Long: 143.917217
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:23-June-1836
Actual Event End Date:23-June-1836

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1936
Front Inscription

MAJOR MITCHELL
Camped Near Here
— On —
23rd June 1836

Source: MA
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