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A cairn erected in memory of explorer Edward William Bayliss and settler John Rhodes Wilkinson.

East Gippsland explorer, Edward Bayliss, began the Buchan station in the late 1830s. The area was first settled around 1840 but no detailed survey or exploration was carried out until 1899 or 1900.

Location

Address:Main Street, Buchan, 3885
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.499083
Long: 148.172082
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of E.W. Bayliss, discoverer of Buchan, also J. Rhodes Wilkinson, first owner of Buchan Station, April 1839

Source: VMR,RHSV
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