Edward Henty & William DuttonPrint Page
Plaque on the Edward Henty monument commemorates the centenary of the deaths Edward Henty and William Dutton in 1878 , two of Portland`s earliest settlers.
|Address:||Cliff Street, , Portland, 3305|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.350628|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 6th August, 1978|
This plaque was erected on 6th August 1978 by the Sesquicentennial Celebrations Committee to commemorate the centenary of the death of Portland's two earliest settlers
Capt. William Pelham Dutton born Sydney 31-8-1811 Died Portland 27-7-1878 Aged 66 years Established permanent port : March 1833. First Australian-born mariner to navigate Australia - England returnn in Africaine 1840
Edward Henty born Sussex 28-3-1810 died Melbourne 14-8-1878 Aged 68 years Established first permanent trading & pastoral settlement in Vicotira on 19-11-1834