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07-May-2014
07-May-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A cairn commemorates the first settlers of the district in 1824, the discovery of gold in 1856, the making of the lake here and the site of the first home of pioneer, David Reid, built in 1824

Location

Address:Osbornes Road, Recreation Reserve, Allans Flat, 3277
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.275888
Long: 146.910236
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected January 1969

To commemorate the first settlers in Dsitrict 1844.  Gold discovered 1856.

Barges made this lake 1902 - 1904.

The stones in this cairn came from the first home built by David Reid 1854

Source: MA,VMR
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