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Box Hill Pioneer Memorial : 22-April-2012
Box Hill Pioneer Memorial : 22-April-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The monument commemorates the Box Hill district pioneers. The stone used was from the remains of the chimney of the home of pioneer settler Arundel Wright.


Address:Station Street, Pioneer Park, Box Hill, 3128
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.821448
Long: 145.123247
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape


Actual Monument Dedication Date:1956
Front Inscription

This tablet was erected by the Box Hill City Council as a tribute to the pioneers of the Box Hill District.

This cairn is constructed from stone which formed part of the chimney in the house situated off Station Street near Shannon Street owned by Arundel Wright  who first settled in Box Hill in 1840.

The stone was presented to the Council by Mrs M.J. Luke In 1957.

Source: MA,VMR
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