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Cairn with quartz blocks and plaque commemorating that Robert Ottery and party found their first gold near this spot.
|Address:||Pyrenees Highway, Chewton, 3451|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.080882|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-February-1852|
|Actual Event End Date:||11-February-1852|
Robert Ottery and party found their first gold near this spot after tramping barefooted from Williamstown on Feb 11th 1852. A resident of Chewton for 65 years