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27-November-2014
27-November-2014
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates the German pioneers of Western Victoria and their contribution to agriculture in this area with their experience of dry-climate farming.

Location

Address:1 Comyn Street, Water Tower, Murtoa, 3390
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.615149
Long: 142.471413
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1972
Front Inscription

Victoria 150
Growing Together 1984-5

This tablet commemorates the German
pioneers in Western Victoria in the late
nineteenth century.  Coming from South
Australia, they were experienced in dry
climate farming and contributed much to
the development of agriculture in the
Wimmera district.

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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