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Danish Settlers : 10-November-2011
Danish Settlers : 10-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Peter Dumergue

A memorial board commemorates the immigrants from Denmark who settled in Poowong East , then called "Triholm" in 1877.

Location

Address:11 Dudley Lane, Poowong East Public Hall, Poowong East, 3988
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.310358
Long: 145.832775
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 26th October, 1951
Front Inscription

           A Tribute By Their
Descendants & Friends to the Pioneers
of Danish Settlement.  East Poowong 1877

H. Staben               N. P. Olsen
C. Moller                 E. Ecksten
J. Schmidt              P. Andersen
P. C. Petersen       M. C. L. Hansen
L. J. Linnett             W. A. Langton
A. N. Bygdahl          Peter Pershang
C. A. Byriell

                  Unveiled
Commonwealth Jubilee Year 1951.

Centenary Celebrated 1977
125 Years Celebrated 2002

 

Source: PMCA,MA
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