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26-March-2018
26-March-2018

Photographs supplied by Tom Bird

The monument commemorates the establishment of Belvoir Homestead by Charles Huon in 1836. It also records the appreciation of the contribution of the family of Gabriel Louis Marie Huon de Kerilleau to Australian development.

Location

Address:126 Hovell Street, Wodonga Library Grounds, Wodonga, 3690
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.123954
Long: 146.888869
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 3rd October, 1988
Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1836
Front Inscription

This plaque was unveiled by
His Worship the Mayor of the Rural City of Wodonga
CR. MALCOLM JOHN McEACHERN 
On the 3rd day of October 1988
To commemorate the establishment of
BELVOIR HOMESTEAD
The first house on Wodonga,
The third Victorian area run
          By
CHARLES HUON 
       In 1836
And the gazetting of its licence No. 202
To his brother Paul on 7 February 1837

In the 150th year of settlement, the Rural City of
Wodonga records its appreciation of the contribution of
the family of Gabriel Louis Marie Huon de Kerilleau to
Australian development

Town Clerk R. J. O`Toole
F.I.M.M., A.R.M.I.T., A.A.I.M., A.I.W.A.

City Engineer W. G. Page
B.E., M.I.E. (Aust)., B.S., E.W.S., A.G.E.A.

This pedestal is constructed from stone used in the
original William Huon coach house built at de Kerilleau
homestead Wodonga

Source: MA
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