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Hughes Creek Bridge : 16-May-2013
Hughes Creek Bridge : 16-May-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque erected by the Country Roads Board and the National Trust commemorates the bridge which was built by contractor Hugh Dalrymple in 1859.  

The bridge is a monument to early road engineers in Victoria. 

Location

Address:Mitchell Street, Hughes Creek Bridge, Avenel, 3664
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.907484
Long: 145.233186
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1859
Approx. Event End Date:1859
Link:http://www.history.vic.org.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1969
Front Inscription

Hughes Creek Bridge, Avenel.
Built 1859 for the Board of Lands and Works, Victoria. Contractor: Hugh Dalrymple. A monument to the early road engineers of Victoria.
This plaque was erected by the Country Roads Board and the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 1970

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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