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Addington Pioneer Memorial

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Sunraysia Highway (near the corner of Langi Kal Kal Road), Addington VIC 3352

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Features

  • Pioneer memorial
  • Roadside monument
This stone monument stands alongside the Sunraysia Highway and makes an interesting roadside stop if travelling through the area. A plaque in the shape of a boomerang commemorates the indigenous inhabitants of the region, and another plaque commemorates the pioneers of Addington.

Built in 1934, then moved and unveiled at this spot in 1990, the monument features multiple plaques which display the following text: 

IN MEMORY OF THE BLACKS

ERECTED BY A. J. BESELER IN 1934, RESITED BY LEARMONTH AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

UNVEILED ON 1-4-1990 BY Gr. A. R. Mc DONALD BALLARAT SHIRE PRESIDENT

ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE PIONEERS OF ADDINGTON 1934


 

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