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09-January-2015
09-January-2015

Photographs supplied by Greg Gordon

A monument commemorates the 125th anniversary of the settlement of Poowong.  

Surrounding the monument are a number of panels which describe the history of Poowong.

Location

Address:Poowong - Ranceby Road, Poowong, 3988
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.342788
Long: 145.765304
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 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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