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A monument commemorates naturalist, George Gossip.

George Gossip was President of the Ararat Field Naturalists Club and spent his life in Ararat and was heavily involved in  organisations which promoted the development and improvement of the town. He was an authority on native flora of Australia and was trustee of the Macdonald Park Wildflower Sanctuary. He died in 1939 at the age of 66. 

 

Location

Address:Western Highway, McDonald Park Wildflower Reserve. 5 kilometres north of Ararat, Ararat, 3377
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.296249
Long: 142.971861
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Science
Approx. Event Start Date:1873
Approx. Event End Date:1939
Monument Manufacturer:Ararat Field Naturalists Club

Dedication

Front Inscription

George Gossip, 1873-1939.

A Lover of nature

Source: VMR
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