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The brick entrance gates at Lord Nelson Park were erected by public subscription to commemorate the centenary of discovery of gold in the area in 1855. They also pay tribute to the pioneers of the area. 

The Lord Nelson Quartz Mining Company mined on this site from 1884 to 1915.

Location

Address:Alma & Dundas Streets, Lord Nelson Park, St Arnaud, 3478
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.613043
Long: 143.257693
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:1855
Actual Event End Date:1955

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st October, 1955
Front Inscription

LORD NELSON PARK.

This Gateway Was Built
To Commemorate
The Centenary Of The
Discovery Of Gold
In This Area In 1855.

The Lord Nelson
Quartz Mining Company
Worked The Area 1884-1915. 

Source: VMR,RHSV
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