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Count Paul Edmund de Strzelecki
Count Paul Edmund de Strzelecki

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A monument commemorates explorer Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki who passed through Traralgon in 1840.

Location

Address:Princes Highway, Traralgon, 3844
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.185449
Long: 146.592892
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:13-April-1840
Actual Event End Date:13-April-1840
Monument Designer:A. Santowiak

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1926
Front Inscription

This plaque was unveiled on 10.7.1966 by SIr Herbert Hyland M.L.A.

Donated by Polish Association Latrobe Valley. Sculpture - A. Santowiak.

Count Paul Strzelecki (1797 - 1873) passed this way 13-th April 1840.

Erected 1927.

Unveiled by Lord Somers

Source: MA
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