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Charles Sturt : 19-July-2012
Charles Sturt : 19-July-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A cairn commemorates explorer Captain Charles Sturt who passed Mulwala on his exploration journey along the Murray in 1838. 

Residents of the Murray River towns, Yarrawonga in Victoria and Mulwala in New South Wales, joined to commemorate the historic journey along the Murray by the explorer Captain Charles Sturt, in whose honour a memorial cairn, near Mulwala Bridge, was unveiled on Friday by His Excellency the Governor (Lord Somers).
Argus (Melbourne), 13 January 1930.

Location

Address:Melbourne Street, Mulwala, 2647
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.002388
Long: 146.002781
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:29-May-1838
Actual Event End Date:29-May-1838

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 10th January, 1930
Front Inscription

CAPT. CHARLES STURT

    THE EXPLORER

     PASSED HERE

       29. MAY 1838.

Source: MA
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