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26-September-2014
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A monument commemorates the invention of the sheep drafting race and gate by William Lockhart Morton in 1848.

Location

Address:Faraday - Sutton Grange & Church Access Roads, Sutton Grange, 3488
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.98917
Long: 144.35819
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1848
Approx. Event End Date:1848

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 11th March, 1988
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates a significant contribution to the Australian Sheep Industry by recognizing the invention of the sheep drafting race and gate designed and built in 1848 by William Lockhart Morton, overseer of the Sutton Grange sheep run.

Erected by the citizens of Sutton Grange 11th March, 1988

 

Source: MA
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