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Angus McMillan
Angus McMillan

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At the unveiling of the Bulla memorial for Hume and Hovell,Charles Daley the Secretary of the Victorian Historical Society suggested that the idea be extended to other explorers and a committee was formed to mark out the routes of Charles Sturt, Thomas Mitchell, Angus McMillan, and Count Paul de Strzelecki.

Eighteen cairns or tablets to McMillan were erected at Benambra (to Macfarlane, Pendergast, McKillop) Omeo, Swifts` Creek, Ensay, Bruthen, Mossiface, Sarsfield, Lucknow, Calula (2), Bushy Park, Stratford, Bundalaguah, Sale, Rosedale, Tom`s Gap, Yarram, Port Albert


Address:Lyons Street, Gardens, Rosedale, 3847
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.151869
Long: 146.789478
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1839
Approx. Event End Date:1841


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 6th April, 1927
Front Inscription

To commemorate the Discovery of Gippsland by Angus McMillan who explored it in 1839-40-41

Back Inscription

This cairn was unveiled by His Excellency the Governor of Victoria, Lord Somers, April 6th 1927.

Erected by the Hon. E.L. Crooke on behalf of the residents of the Rosedale Shire

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