www.monumentaustralia.org.au

Matthew FlindersPrint Page Print this page

Matthew Flinders Monument and Orientation Table.

Mr. Linely of Mornington left in his will the sum of 500 pounds to the Historical Society of Victoria for the erection of this monument.

Location

Address:Schnapper Point Drive , Schnapper Point, Mornington, 3931
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.212906
Long: 145.032905
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map

Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:28-April-1802
Actual Event End Date:28-April-1802

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 28th April, 1952
Front Inscription
Matthew Flinders,
Navigator,
1774-1814,
Commander of H.M.S. Investigator 234 tons, entered the Heads 26th April 1802, landed near Mornington 28th April 1802.

This monument,
the bequest of Cr Frederick Murray Linley
was erected by the
Historical Society of Victoria
28th April 1952
Source: VMR, RHSV
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design