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Charles Sturt : 25-January-2011
Charles Sturt : 25-January-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

The fountain commemorates Charles Sturt and his party who passed through the town in his whaleboat during their Lake Alexandrina journey. The drinking fountain is no longer functional. 

The municipal council, in conjunction with Waradgery Shire Council, has decided to erect a drinking fountain in the park as a memorial to Captain Sturt. 
Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW), 17 January 1930.


Address:Lachlan Street, Sturt Park, Hay, 2711
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.512111
Long: 144.843188
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:28-March-1830


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1930
Front Inscription

To commemorate the passing of Capt. Charles Sturt and his party through Hay on 28th March 1830, during their epoch-making boat journey of 2450 miles to & from Lake Alexandrina

Source: MA
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