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A monument commemorates Walter Zumstein, a beekeeper and nature lover, who arrived in the area in 1910 and pioneered the Grampians area.
He settled on the banks of the MacKenzie River and soon cultivated a menagerie of native birds and animals, with which he shared the environment. Here he found nectar for his bees and the companionship of the wild creatures he loved, and in 1923 opened a tourist park.
|Address:||Northern Grampians Road (Mt Victory Road), Zumsteins Picnic Area, Zumsteins, 3401|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.092782|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1967|
In memory of Walter Zumstein, 5th Battalion A.I.F., who pioneered this picnic site in 1912.
Erected by his family and friends 1967.