Shepparton Avenue of Honour

  • Shepparton_Avenue_of_Honour

Place Category: VictoriaPlace Tags: WW2

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    The Shepparton Avenue of Honour was established between 1945 and 1949 to commemorate WW2. This Avenue of Honour is located Goulburn Valley Hwy Murchison to Shepparton, in Victoria Australia.

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    Double row of trees both sides of the highway.

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    * Name (Original Database):

    Shepparton

    * Street:

    Goulburn Valley Hwy

    * Town:

    Murchison to Shepparton

    * Original Features:

    Double row of trees both sides of the highway.

    * OP:

    2457

    * AP:

    2441

    * Description and Comments:

    Avenue extends for 19km. Young trees were originally protected by tree guards. The trees are planted between 21 and 24m apart.

    * Species:

    779 River Red gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), 44 Lemon scented gum (Corymbia citriodora), 298 Sugar gum (E. cladocalyx), 68 Yellow gum (E.leucoxylon), 205 Spotted gum (Corymbia maculata), 232 Yellow Box (E. melliodora), 264 Grey Box (E. microcarpa), 297 R

    * Species (modified):

    779 River Red gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), 44 Lemon scented gum (Corymbia citriodora), 298 Sugar gum (E. cladocalyx), 68 Yellow gum (E.leucoxylon), 205 Spotted gum (Corymbia maculata), 232 Yellow Box (E. melliodora

    * Signs:

    Signs at both ends marks avenue.

    * Plaques:

    Memorial plates were attached to around 110 trees near the homes of the relevant servicemen after the completion of the avenue.

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