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27-November-2014
27-November-2014

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Commemorates the site of the Scott Brothers` homestead of the Warrnambool East run.

The first of the squatters to occupy land around the future Warracknabeal, were the Scott brothers, who in 1845 moved to a spot on Yarriambiack Creek which they called “Werracknabeal” after the Aboriginal word describing the gum trees shading the watercourse and established their “run” or station.

Location

Address:Warracknabeal-Jeparit Road, Warracknabeal, 3393
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.242789
Long: 142.393059
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1845
Approx. Event End Date:1845

Dedication

Front Inscription

Near this site the Scott Brothers established the first permanent settlement in 1845

Inscription in Proximity

To commemorate the arrival of the Scott Bros. in 1845

Unveiled by John Scott.
November 12, 1995

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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