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18-August-2017
18-August-2017

Photographs supplied by Neil Follett

A picnic shelter with stone from the old 1860 Plenty River bridge commemorates the Plenty River pioneers.

Location

Address:St Helena & Diamond Creek Roads, Greensborough, 3088
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.704722
Long: 145.109444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 26th November, 1978
Front Inscription

Pioneer Reserve Picnic Shelter

This shelter is a tribute to the District`s pioneers and was built as a joint project by the Shire of Diamond Valley and the Millumbik Historical Society.

The bluestone was recovered from the southern arch of Greensborough`s first Plenty River bridge built in 1860 adjacent to this site.

Opened by the Shire President Councillor Michael Chick

26th November, 1978.

Source: MA,VMR
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