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Chinese Pioneer Memorial : 16-September-2011
Chinese Pioneer Memorial : 16-September-2011
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates the pioneers of Melbourne`s Chinese community who lived in this area

Location

Address:208 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.812161
Long: 144.966497
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1854

Dedication

Front Inscription

This tablet commemorates the pioneers of Melbourne`s Chinese community who had begun settling in this part of Little Bourke Street by about 1854.

Many of these settlers came from the See Yap (Four Districts) area of Guangdong Province, China

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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