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Matthew Flinders : 29-September-2011
Matthew Flinders : 29-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The monument commemorates the climbing of Arthurs Seat by Matthew Flinders in April 1802.

The local progress association has built a cairn to the memory of Matthew Flinders on Arthurs Seat, at the back of the township. The memorial is to be unveiled, on Saturday, 5th December, and on the same day the association will entertain the Melbourne Automobile and Motor Cycle Clubs in the vicinity of the cairn. Hill climbing contests for the motors will also be held.
Age (Melbourne),  21 October 1914.


Address:Arthurs Seat Road, Chapman`s Point, Arthurs Seat, 3936
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.353583
Long: 144.946842
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:27-April-1802
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Actual Event End Date:27-April-1802
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Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th December, 1914
Front Inscription

On April 27th 1802, Matthew Flinders, R.N. stood on this mount named Arthurs`s Seat by Lieut. Murray. 

Who Discovered The Bay, Jan 5th 1802.

Franklin verified this spot in 1844.

Dromana Progress Association 1914.

Source: MA,VMR
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