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Plaque and relief commemorates explorer and pioneer, Angus McMillan
|Address:||100 Foster Street (Princes Highway) , ESSO BHP Billiton Wellington Entertainment Centre , Sale, 3850|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.111758|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Annemieke Mein|
Angus McMillan 1810-1865.
Scottish immigrant famous as an explorer, pathfinder and trail blazer.
He blazed tracks through East Gippsland to Port Albert 1839-1841 in search of new pastures and a sea port. Championed the cause of Scottish settlers including their territorial ascendancy over Gippsland Aborigines. Occupied the Bushy Park Run though he did not succeed as a pastoralist. In 1864-1865 he led expeditions to open gold-prospecting tracks in Alpine Gippsland
Bronze design by Annemeike Mein