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16-October-2014
16-October-2014

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Sandra Brown

A monument commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Hume and Hovell expedition which set out from Gunning in 1824 for Port Phillip Bay in Victoria.

Location

Address:Yass & Adams Streets, Gunning, 2581
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.780694
Long: 149.268778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:17-October-1824

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 19th October, 1974
Front Inscription

HUME AND HOVELL MEMORIAL

Improvements To This Reserve Were
Carried Out By The Citizens Of The
Gunning Shire On 19th October, 1974, For
The Rest Of Travellers In Commemoration
Of The 150th Anniversary Of The Hume
And Hovell Expedition

Source: MA
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