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Hume & Hovell : 10-August-2011
Hume & Hovell : 10-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates the centenary of the expedition of Hume & Hovell which passed through the area in 1824. 
 

 

Location

Address:Maroondah Highway & Growlers Gully Road, Merton, 3715
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.012914
Long: 145.756497
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:02-December-1824
Actual Event End Date:02-December-1824

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 2nd December, 1924
Front Inscription

HUME & HOVELL
Passed Here 2nd 12th 1824  
Erected 2nd 12th 1924.
"They Blazed The Track That
We Might Inherit The Land "

Source: MA
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