Charles Joseph La TrobePrint Page
A plaque commemorates Lieutenant-Governor Charles Joseph La Trobe, unveiled at the centenary of his death by the State Historian L.J. Blake.
|Address:||Botanic Drive, Botanical Gardens, East Geelong, 3219|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.149233|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - Colonial|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 14th December, 1975|
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