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Plaque
Plaque

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

The Shire of Strathfieldsaye Historic Tree plaque commemorates the Australian Bi-Centenary in 1988 and is close to where the rescue party searching for Burke and Wills camped in 1862.

The tree is estimated to be over 700 years old and was severely damaged in a wind storm in 2012. The tree is heritage listed in the Victorian Heritage Database under Eucalyptus camaldulensis.

Location

Address:Sedgwick Road, Roadside reserve between Mandurang & Sedgwick, Mandurang, 3551
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.837638
Long: 144.306184
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/

Dedication

Front Inscription

                 Australia
             1788 -1988

Shire of Strathfieldsaye
        Historic Tree

Adjacent to this tree is the site where the
rescue party searching for Burke and Wills
camped in 1862.
The Redgum (Eucalyptus Camaldulensis) is
estimated to be over 700 years old. To
commemorate the nation"s Bicentenary in
               1988

Source: MA, VHD
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