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Anzac Hill Road, Maldon VIC 3463

Features

  • War memorial
  • Avenue of Honour
  • Restored Turkish gun
  • Lookout over Maldon
  • Walking track
  • Dogs allowed (on lead)
Anzac Hill looks out over the gorgeous township of Maldon and features an Avenue of Honour, war memorial, restored Turkish gun and a walking track. Anzac Hill can be accessed by car from Anzac Hill Road or by walking track from Spring Street. 
 
According to the Victorian Heritage Database:

The Maldon Anzac Hill Memorial was established as part of the Maldon Sub-Branch Returned Services League, 1988 Bicentennial Year Project. The Memorial comprises of a plaque and German-made Turkish Gun, which was used against Australian Forces at Gallipoli in 1915. The gun was restored with money raised by local residents and was unveiled on 24th April 1988.

A plaque alongside the restored German-made Turkish gun displays the following text:

Maldon Sub-Branch Returned Services League Bicentennial Year Project - 1988

Restoration of German-made Turkish Gun used against Australian Forces at Gallipoli in 1915.

Assisted by generous contributions from the citizens of Maldon.

24. 4. 1988

According to Monument AustraliaThe associated plaque states that the gun was captured on Gallipoli, but it is unlikely that this is correct.

Anzac Hill Loop Walk, 2km

There is a fantastic loop walk which climbs Anzac Hill from Spring Street, heads down Anzac Hill Road and returns to the starting point along Parkins Reef Road and High Street. There are many points of interest along the walk:
  • Anzac Hill Lookout
  • WW1 Turkish Gun
  • WW2 Air Observation Station
  • Anzac Memorial Avenue
  • Mt Tarrengower Tunnelling Co Tunnel
  • Small-bore Rifle Range
  • Lauriston
  • Remains of Long Gully Bridge
  • Caledonian Kilns
You can find more information and a map of the Anzac Hill Loop Walk over at www.maldoncastlemaine.com.au

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DID YOU KNOW...

  • Bushwalking is an excellent way to get outdoors and exploring nature.
  • There are many great places throughout the Goldfields that offer gorgeous, panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
 

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