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A plaque commemorates the joining of the Snowy River Road and the Barry Highway (NSW).  Nearby is a stump with a V said to be from the 1871 border survey. The plaque is mounted on a boulder on the NSW side of the border. 

Location

Address:Barry Way, Victorian-NSW border, NSW side, Willis, 3885
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.888176
Long: 148.420581
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State
Actual Event STart Date:04-May-1961
Actual Event End Date:04-May-1961

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 4th May, 1961
Front Inscription

Victoria. New South Wales.

This plaque commemorates
the official opening
of the interstate road at
Willis, Monaro and Gippsland District.

Cr Keith Rogers,      Cr Leo Barry M.B.E.,
Tambo Shire;           Snowy River Council,
on 4th May 1961;
Cr R. Rawlings, President,Bruthen,
Cr W.J. Monckton, President,Bairnsdale

Source: VMR,RHSV
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