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Eliza Lipson Allan Plaque : 08-04-2014
Eliza Lipson Allan Plaque : 08-04-2014

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Plaque dedicated to Eliza Lipson Allan who was the first European woman to settle near the town of Great Western.  She and her husband John settled at Concongella Creek not far from the site of the town. Plaque was unveiled as part of the town`s 150th anniversary.

Location

Address:Western Highway & Paxton Street, Memorial Park, Great Western, 3377
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.153261
Long: 142.855911
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 29th November, 2010
Front Inscription
Dedicated to
Mrs. ELIZA LIPSON ALLAN
of Allanvale and Concongella Stations
Recorded as
'The first white woman to die in the district'
on March 15th 1845, Aged 26
Source: MA
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