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27-November-2014
27-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders
An avenue of trees commemorates the pioneers of the Dimboola District who settled the area from 1845 to 1889.

Location

Address:Western Highway, Lochiel Rest Area , Lochiel, 3414
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.418514
Long: 141.981393
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1845
Approx. Event End Date:1889

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 22nd August, 1936
Front Inscription

An avenue of trees in honour of the pioneers of the Dimboola District who settled this area between 1845 - 1889 was planted on 22-8-1936 by the citizens as a Dimboola Ranger Guide Project.

This plaque commemorates that avenue.

Erected on 30-3-1985 by Dimboola Girl Guides and Historical Society.
Names of the pioneers held by both organizations.

Source: MA
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