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Commemorates the first Lebanese settlers to Victoria who arrived in 1880

Location

Address:Spring & Lonsdale Streets, Commonwealth Centre, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.80925
Long: 144.971855
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

This tablet commemorates the first Lebanese settlers, then known as Syrians, who reached Victoria from the 1880s onwards. By the early twentieth century many formed a community in the block bounded by Lonsdale, Exhibition, La Trobe and Spring Streets, Melbourne

Source: RHSV
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