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A monument commemorates Chief Officer, William Bowen of the Lady Nelson, the first European man to enter Port Phillip.
On 14 December 1929 ,a new tourist road was officially opened from Dromana to the summit of Arthurs Seat. Five plaques were unveiled - at Bowen's Point (145 metres), Franklin Point (195 metres), Murray's Lookout (247 metres), Chapman's Point (271 metres) and the summit (305 metres).
|Address:||Arthurs Seat Road, Bowen`s Point, Arthurs Seat , 3936|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.348028|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-February-1802|
|Actual Event End Date:||04-February-1802|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 14th December, 1929|
Bowen`s Point, to commemorate Chief Officer Bowen of the Lady Nelson, first white man to enter Port Phillip on 4th February 1802.
Presented by J.H. King