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John Gardiner was in a movement of graziers called "The Overlanders" which commenced in 1836 stimulated by Major Mitchell`s "Australia Felix" report.

With Captain Hepburn and Joshua Hawdon he was the first person to take cattle overland to Melbourne, and he built a house on the Yarra River which is now part of the Scotch College grounds. Cairn was erected on the Glenferrie Road frontage by Mrs. Andrew Lyell of Hawthorn, and mentions made of Hepburn and Hawdon


Address:Glenferrie Road, Scotch College, Hawthorn , 3122
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.835278
Long: 145.032778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Source: MED,VMR
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