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A plaque commemorates first overland mail crossing of the Murray River by John Conway Bourke in 1838.
|Address:||Sturt Street, Murray River, Howlong, 2643|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.986944|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1988|
John Conway Bourke, carrier of the first overland mail from Melbourne to Sydney, crossed the Murray River at this point in January, 1838.
An Australian Bicentennial Project with assistance from the Commonwealth Government.