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27-November-2014
27-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders
A monument commemorates the first settlers and occupation of the land in Avon Plains between 1869 and 1875.

Location

Address:Donald - Avon Plains Road, Avon Plains, 3478
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.539911
Long: 142.921469
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 9th April, 1972
Front Inscription

This cairn commemorates the centenary of the signing of land occupation orders and honours and perpetuates the memory of the first settlers of Avon Plains

1869 - 75

9th April 1972

Source: MA
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