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Hitching post at the Marine Hotel, preserved and dedicated by the United Licensed Victuallers Association, and used by Adam Lindsay Gordon when he lived at Brighton

Location

Address:215 New Street, Marine Hotel, Brighton, 3186
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.913267
Long: 144.991335
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts
Approx. Event Start Date:1869
Approx. Event End Date:1870

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th October, 1945
Front Inscription

Adam Lindsay Gordon, poet and horseman, tethered his horse to this hitching post during his residence in Brighton, 1869-70. `A shining soul with syllables of fire who sang the first great songs this land can claim` (Kendall).

Preserved and dedicated to his memory by the United Licensed Victuallers Association 20 October 1945

Source: VMR,RHSV
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