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09-January-2015
09-January-2015

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A monument commemorates the 125th anniversary of the settlement of Poowong. The memorial consists of a statue of a pack horse surrounded by a number of panels which describe the history of Poowong. The monument underwent renovations and repairs in 2006. 

Location

Address:Ranceby Road, Poowong, 3988
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.342775
Long: 145.765332
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Monument Designer:Rod Sheehan (Rosedale 1999)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th April, 1999
Front Inscription

       Unveiled On
      April 18, 1999
       To Mark The
125th Anniversary
             Of
Poowong Settlement

Original work by Rod Sheehan of Rosedale : 1999
Repairs and renovations by Ken Blum of Baxter : 2006

Left Side Inscription

        Pioneer Pack Horse
            Donated By
Alex. Scott & Staff Pty. Ltd.
And Scott Family Members
          To Honour
James & Elizabeth Scott
The First Settlers Of Poowong
  Unveiled 18 - 4 - 1999.

Source: MA
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