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Sir Charles La Trobe : 08-September-2011
Sir Charles La Trobe : 08-September-2011

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A plaque commemorates Lieutenant-Governor Charles Joseph La Trobe, unveiled at the centenary of his death by the State Historian L.J. Blake.

 

Location

Address:Botanic Drive, Botanical Gardens, East Geelong, 3219
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.149233
Long: 144.376374
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial
Link: http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonl…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th December, 1975
Front Inscription

A tribute to C.J. La Trobe, Superintendent, Port Phillip District 1839-1850.

First Lieutenant Governor Victoria 1851-1854, whose foresight provided these gardens.

Unveiled at the centenary of his death (4th December 1875) by L.J.Blake, O.B.E., State Historian on 14th December 1975

Source: MA,RHSV, ADB
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