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HUME AND HOVELL MONUMENT

Location

PRINCES HIGHWAY LARA, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1547

Heritage Overlay Number

HO1731

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

All of the place known as the Hume and Hovell Monument, Princes Highway, Lara marked B1 on Diagram 1547, including a 5 metre by 5 metre square of land marked L1 on Diagram 1547 held by ... more

Statement of Significance

The Hume and Hovell monument at Lara was constructed in 1924 to celebrate the centenary of Hume and Hovell's explorations of land to the south of the settled districts of New South Wales. The Hume and Hovell Centenary Celebrations Committee which was formed in 1924 included representatives from the Education and Lands Departments, the Historical Society, the National Parks Association, the Tourist's Resorts Committee and the Automobile Club of Victoria. The ... more

Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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