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17-May-2014
17-May-2014

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin
A monument commemorates the discovery of gold in Beechworth in February 1852

Location

Address:Ford & High Streets, Beechworth, 3747
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.364583
Long: 146.68243
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:February-1852

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1954
Front Inscription
Erected in 1954 to commemorate the discovery of gold in Feb. 1852, found in the vicinty of the nearby Spring Creek, and approx. 80 yds. southeast of this spot
Source: MA
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