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Adam Lindsay Gordon : 05-December-2011
Adam Lindsay Gordon : 05-December-2011

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A bronze bust, unveiled by the President of the Gordon Memorial Committee, Mr. C. R. Long, commemorates Adam Lindsay Gordon who was a celebrated poet and horseman. Gordon lived in Ballarat between 1867 and 1869 and ran Craig's Livery Stables.

He set a record at Flemington when he won three steeplechases in an afternoon. At Mount Gambier in South Australia he performed an amazing feat on his horse at a place immortalised as Gordon`s Leap`.

Location

Address:Wendouree Parade, Botanical Gardens, Ballarat, 3350
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.546439
Long: 143.821969
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts
Monument Designer:Wallace Anderson

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1941
Front Inscription

Adam Lindsay Gordon, Poet, 1833-1870

Source: MA,RUMV,VMR
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