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08-February-2014
08-February-2014
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Commemorates the pioneer settlers of Wangaratta.  

The first European exploration of the area began with Hume and Hovell in 1824, and their reports were further enhanced by those of Major Thomas Mitchell in 1836. 

 

Location

Address:Ryley Street, Merriwa Park, Wangaratta, 3677
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.357778
Long: 146.314167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1838
Approx. Event End Date:1938

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:October-1938
Front Inscription

A tribute to the first pioneers of Wangaratta District

Rev. Joseph Docker
Geo Faithfull
Wm Faithfull
Dr G.E. Mackay
J.W. Chisholm
W. Bowman
David Reid
Wm H. Clark.
Geo Gray
Jos. Bould
Chas  Cropper

Wangaratta Centenary 1838-1938

Source: MA,VMR
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