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04-April-2017
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The monument commemorates the immigrants of Cornish heritage who settled in the Castlemaine area and with their skills and labour developed Victorian industries and communities.

Location

Address:Vaughan - Chewton Road, Duke of Cornwall Cornish Engine House, Fryerstown, 3451
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.133547
Long: 144.252883
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 October, 1992
Front Inscription

" The Duke of Cornwall " Engine House

Erected 1869 bBy R. L. M. Kitto for the Australian United Gold Mining Co.

This plaque commemorates the Cornish heritage of the Castlemaine area.   

The engineers and miners and their families who with their skill and labour developed Victorian industries and communities.

Recognition is here given to the enterprise and community involvement of the Rowe family of Fryerstown, (formerly of Camborne, Cornwall) who subsequently owned & operated this mine.

The Cornish Association of Victoria and the Rowe Family

18. 10. 1992

Source: MA
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