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Commemorates Frederick Dutton and others who camped in the creek and were the first prospectors in the St. Arnaud area. T
his monument is formed by a truncated masonry pyramid with dark stone veneer cladding and an arrow fixed to the top pointing in the direction of the creek where gold was first prospected in the district
|Address:||Bendigo Road, Orr`s Creek, 4 kilometres from St. Arnaud, St Arnaud, 3478|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.618889|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||25-December-1854|
|Actual Event End Date:||25-December-1854|
Frederick Dutton Robert Griffin Richard Higgs David Pilchard Frederick Steward Samuel Scott Cearns Thomas Wembridge First prospectors for gold camped on this creek December 25th 1854.
Erected by Mr & Mrs E, J, L. Read St Arnaud