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03-April-2015
03-April-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
Monument dedicated to the pioneers who settled in the area in 1869. This settlement marked the beginning of the Pogue generations in Toolamba. 

Location

Address:Pogue Road, Near Rutherford Road Intersection , Toolamba, 3614
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.471875
Long: 145.331982
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription
DEDICATED TO THE PIONEERS WHO IN 1869
AFTER LOOKING AT ALL LAND ALONG THE 
GOULBURN RIVER FROM MURCHISON TO McCOYS
BRIDGE CHOSE THIS AREA FOR THEIR SELECTIONS.
A BARK HUT CAMP WAS BUILT 200 METRES
SOUTH OF THIS SPOT FROM WHERE THE MEN 
ESTABLISHED THEIR PROPERTIES.

THESE MEN WERE: 
GEORGE POGUE
JAMES TEESE 
RICHARD WILLCOCKS
TOM NUTTER
MICHAEL DOYLE
TOM MORRISON
JIM MORRISON
TED HARDEN
A MAN CALLED HALE WITH ONE HAND

THIS MARKED THE BEGINNING OF THE POGUE
GENERATIONS AT TOOLAMBA. 

 
Source: MA
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