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Bears Lagoon Water Supply
Bears Lagoon Water Supply
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Monument commemorates the first permanent stock and domestic water supplies in Victoria.

Location

Address:Loddon Valley Highway, Bears Lagoon, 3517
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.329265
Long: 143.974651
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:August-1858
Approx. Event End Date:November-1858

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:2007
Front Inscription

This is a Bi-Centennial project by the East Loddon and District Historical Society. This plaque commemorates the development of the first permanent stock and domestic water supplies in Victoria.

In 1858, landholders adjacent to the Serpentine Creek contributed the sum of P434-4-6 to develop permanent water supplies. This project began in August 1858 and water flowed into the Serpentine Creek in November 1858.

Source: MA
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