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27-April-2019
27-April-2019

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The monument commemorates the 175th anniversary of Hume and Hovell`s journey of exploration.

 

Location

Address:10 - 12 Braidwood Road , Goulburn, 2580
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.776142
Long: 149.709975
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event Start Date:14-December-1824
Actual Event End Date:14-December-1999

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th February, 1999
Front Inscription

Marking the 175th anniversary of the Hovell & Hume Expedition

This plaque was unveiled by members of the Hovell family and presented by th Goulburn Brewery - Australia`s oldest in honour of it`s founder William Bradley, the son-in-law of Captain Hovell.

Plaque :

Site of Broughton`s Yards
The explorers

Hume and Hovell

Called here     12 - 10 -1824
Remembered  12 - 10 - 1974

Plaque :

Personnel of Expedition

Hamitlon Hume             Ldrs.
Capt William H. Hovell

Also
Henry Angel
William Bollard
Clause Bossawa
Thomas Boyd
James Fitzpatrick
Thomas Smith

Appin (N.S.W.) to Geelong (VIC.) and return

Distance travelled (approx.) 1200 miles

Time taken 4 months

Source: MA
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