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28-April-2014
28-April-2014

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A monument commemorates the 75th anniversary of the arrival of Croatian settlers in the Mildura District

Location

Address:Deakin Avenue, Mildura, 3500
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.185941
Long: 142.161639
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1927
Approx. Event End Date:2002

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 15th December, 2002
Front Inscription

1927 - 2002

75th Anniversary

The first settlers from Croatia arrived in Mildura in 1927

They were :-
Andro Matotek
Remus Matotek
Blas Feletar
Andro Sabolic

On the 75th anniversary of the first settlers`arrival, the Croation (sic) Community commemorates the event by presenting this monument to the people of Sunraysia

Unveiled by Her Worship the Mayor Ann Cox  15.12.2002

Source: MA
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