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10-November-2013
10-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The seat of concrete and wood beside the Curator's cottage in the Botanic Gardens commemorates William Allitt who was the first curator of the gardens.

Portland Botanic Gardens were established in 1857 by William Allitt with assistance from the Melbourne Botanical Gardens curator Dr Ferdinand Von Mueller, this is the second oldest botanic garden in Victoria.

Location

Address:Cliff Street, Curator`s Cottage, Botanic Gardens, Portland, 3305
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.353812
Long: 141.611124
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community
Monument Manufacturer:Portland Historical Society

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1984
Front Inscription

A Tribute To William Allitt
First Curator Of Portland`s Gardens
From Portland Historical Society 1984

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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