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Monument commemorates the first recorded visit to the area by Lieut. Thomas Laycock Jr and four soldiers of the 102nd, N.S.W.Army Corps on 3rd of February, 1807.
In 1807, Lieutenant Thomas Laycock camped near the current site of the town during his overland journey from Launceston to Hobart .
|Address:||Wellington Street, Village Green , Longford , 7301|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -41.592733|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-February-1807|
|Actual Event End Date:||03-February-1897|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 26th January, 1993|
The first recorded visit of Europeans to this area was that of Lieut. Thomas Laycock Jr and four soldiers of the 102nd, N.S.W.Army corps on 3rd of February, 1807.
Memorial presented by Norfolk Plains National Trust Group and unveiled by K.G. Laycock, Great-great Grandson of above, on Australia Day, 26th January,1993.