Eliza Lipson AllanPrint Page Print this page

Eliza Lipson Allan Plaque : 08-04-2014
Eliza Lipson Allan Plaque : 08-04-2014

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

The plaque commemorates Eliza Lipson Allan who was the first European woman to settle near the town of Great Western.

She and her husband John settled at Concongella Creek not far from the site of the town. The plaque was unveiled as part of the town`s 150th anniversary.


Address:Western Highway & Paxton Street, Memorial Park, Great Western, 3377
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.153261
Long: 142.855911
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map


Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 29th November, 2010
Front Inscription

Dedicated to Mrs. Eliza Lipson Allan of Allanvale and Concongella Stations

Recorded as 'the first white woman to die in the district' on March 15th 1845, Aged 26

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