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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`.
|Address:||Wendouree Parade, Botanical Gardens, Ballarat, 3350|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.546439|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Wallace Anderson|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1941|
Adam Lindsay Gordon, Poet, 1833-1870