Lebanese Settlers MemorialPrint Page
Commemorates the first Lebanese settlers to Victoria who arrived in 1880
|Address:||Spring & Lonsdale Streets, Commonwealth Centre, Melbourne, 3000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.80925|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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