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A monument commemorates the 150th anniversary of the discovery of gold, near the site of the monument in August 1851 by John Egan.

 

Location

Address:Ruthven Street, Lake Daylesford, Lerderderg Track , Daylesford, 3460
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.346618
Long: 144.138414
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1851
Actual Event End Date:04-August-2001

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th August, 2001
Front Inscription

      JOHN EGANS`S CAIRN
On The 4th August 1851 Near This Site,
John Egan Discovered Payable Gold.
This Cairn Was Erected To Commemorate
  The 150th Anniversary Of The
          Discovery Of Gold
     With Funding Provided By  
Hepburn Shire Council And The
Victorian Government Through The
   Community Support Fund
This Plaque Was Unveiled On
         4th August 2001 

Source: MA
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