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A monument commemorates the bullock drivers who worked in Robe between 1847 -1920.
Originally bullock teams pulling drays piled high with wool or wheat would use this Royal Circus as a turning circle when bringing their goods to the customs house before export.
|Address:||Royal Circus, Robe, 5276|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.162345|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1847|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1920|
1788 - 1988
This Cairn commemorates the period 1847 - 1920 when bullock teamsters used this royal circus when off-loading produce for shipment at Port Robe.
Mr Percy Thorpe, committee member of the Aust. Bullock Drivers League, donated and unveiled this plaque as a tribute to these early teamsters.