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Sir Charles La Trobe : 29-September-2011
Sir Charles La Trobe : 29-September-2011

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La Trobe Reserve was named in honour of Lieutenant Governor Charles Joseph La Trobe on the centenary of his death.

Charles Joseph La Trobe, CB (or Latrobe; 20 March 1801 – 4 December 1875) was appointed in 1839 superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales and, after the establishment in 1851 of the colony of Victoria (now a state of Australia), he became its first lieutenant-governor. 

Location

Address:Point Nepean Road & La Trobe Parade, La Trobe Reserve, Dromana, 3936
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.337847
Long: 144.953778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial
Actual Event STart Date:04 -December-1875
Actual Event End Date:04-December-1975
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 6th December, 1975
Front Inscription

SHIRE OF FLINDERS

LA TROBE RESERVE

THIS RESERVE WAS NAMED
ON 6TH DECEMBER 1975 BY
THE HON. R.J. HAMER E.D. M.P.
PREMIER OF VICTORIA
   TO HONOUR
CHARLES JOSEPH  LA TROBE, 
FIRST LT GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA
ON THE OCCASION OF
THE CENTENARY OF HIS DEATH

Source: MA,VMR,ADB
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