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Pyramidal shaped cairn of stones commemorates the site of the Tongala Run established by Edward Curr.

In December 1840 Edward Curr senior bought a run on the 'Major's Line', near Heathcote, Victoria, and between February 1841 and 1850 Edward junior managed for his father the Wolfscrag, Tongala, Lower Moira, Colbinabbin and Coragorag sheep runs and, in partnership with his brother William, conducted the Corop (Gargarro) run.

Location

Address:Glenville Road, Tongala Run, Yambuna, 3621
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.126309
Long: 144.9724
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1841
Approx. Event End Date:1841
Link: http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonl…

Dedication

Front Inscription

Tongala. Tongala Run -- 44 square miles. Established by Edward Curr and Edward M. Curr in July 1841. Homestead erected in this area

Source: VMR,ADB
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