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10-November-2013
10-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Seat commemorating 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:Glenelg & Cliff Streets, Botanic Gardens, Portland, 3305
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.34
Long: 141.601944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

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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