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27-May-2018 (Sandra Brown)
27-May-2018 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Sandra Brown

A stone fireplace is a memorial to the Burke and Wills Expedition which camped near here.  It was erected by the Waranga Shire Council to commemorate the centenary of the Victorian Exploring Expedition`s passage through the Barnadown district in 1860.

It was erected by the Waranga Shire Council to commemorate the centenary of the Victorian Exploring Expedition. 

Location

Address:Barnadown - Knowsley Road, Barnadown, 3557
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.650138
Long: 144.544543
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:29-August-1860
Approx. Event Start Date:1860
Actual Event End Date:29-August-1860
Approx. Event End Date:1960

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:August-1962
Front Inscription

Burke and Wills Centenary

The party camped near this spot on 29th August 1860 on its outward journey.

Erected by the Shire of Waranga 1960

Source: MA,VMR
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