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A monument commemorates the men,women and children who from 1874 pioneered the settlement of the Poowong District.

 

Location

Address:Poowong - Ranceby Road, Poowong, 3988
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.342527
Long: 145.764402
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1874

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th April, 1974
Front Inscription

This memorial erected by the residents of Poowong and District , is to perpetuate the memory of the men, women and children who from 1874, pioneered the settlement of this area.

For their tireless efforts, their industrious way of life and their legacy to us, may we forever be fully appreciative

Plaque :

Unveiled by Mr Alex Henry

Aged 94 years

14th April 1974

Source: MA
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