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Plaque commemorates the purchase of the "Dingley Dell" property by poet Adam Lindsay Gordon. Dingley Dell has been restored and refurbished as a museum, paying homage to the poet and bushman, as well as reflecting 19th century Australian lifestyle. It contains many of Gordon's belongings and memorabilia.
Adam Lindsay Gordon was Australia's National Poet who sang the first great songs of the land. He spent three happy and fruitful years at Dingley Dell between 1864 and 1867 where he wrote most of the poems in Sea Spray and Smoke Drift and Bush Ballads. It was Gordon's only true home and resting place in Australia.
|Address:||Dingley Dell Road, Port MacDonnell, 5291|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.041348|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||8-March-1864|
|Actual Event End Date:||8-March-1864|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 8th March, 1964|
Dingly Dell 1864 - 1964
This plaque was erected by the District Council of Port MacDonnell to commemorate the purchase of this property by Adam Lindsay Gordon 8th March 1864
Unveiled by William Roff Esq,m C.B.E., 8th March 1964