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Monument with a fountain commemorates pioneer Alexander Beatson Balcombe whose leasehold occupied this site

Location

Address:Empire Street, Mall, Mornington, 3931
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.224722
Long: 145.036944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of Alexander Beatson Balcombe, early pioneer and benefactor. Where this fountain is erected was his leasehold station from the Crown in 1843 then called `Chechingurk`.

The fountain was originally at the south-east entrance to Mornington Park, moved here in 1982

Source: VMR,RHSV
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