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Danish Settlers : 10-November-2011
Danish Settlers : 10-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Peter Dumergue

A memorial board commemorates the immigrants from Denmark who settled in Poowong East , then called "Triholm" in 1877.


Address:11 Dudley Lane, Poowong East Public Hall, Poowong East, 3988
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.310358
Long: 145.832775
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 26th October, 1951
Front Inscription

A tribute by their descendants & friends to the pioneers of Danish Settlement.  

East Poowong 1877

H. Staben               N. P. Olsen
C. Moller                 E. Ecksten
J. Schmidt              P. Andersen
P. C. Petersen       M. C. L. Hansen
L. J. Linnett             W. A. Langton
A. N. Bygdahl          Peter Pershang
C. A. Byriell

Unveiled Commonwealth Jubilee Year 1951.

Centenary Celebrated 1977
125 Years Celebrated 2002


Source: PMCA,MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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