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Memorial commemorates Captain John Hepburn who drove sheep overland from Sydney in 1838 and settled in the area.  

The memorial is a cairn erected by J.H. Stout, Clarke Sewell and Arthur Toose who transported the stone to the top of the mountain with one of the first crawler tractors in Victoria.

Note: This cairn is on private property. 

Location

Address:McMickans Road, Mount Kooroocheang, 3 kilometres north , Smeaton, 3364
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.293889
Long: 143.980556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:March-1938
Front Inscription

Captain Hepburn 
Kooroolyngh
15 April 1838

Source: RUMV,VMR
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