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Port Fairy Victoria Historical Markers

 
In Memory of Captain John Griffiths 1801 - 1881 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Jenny Beacham, February 1, 2012
In Memory of Captain John Griffiths 1801 - 1881 Marker
Australia, Victoria, Port Fairy — Captain John Griffiths1801-1881
In Memory of Captain John Griffiths 1801 - 1881 This island is named after him and he was responsible for bringing the first White settlers from Launceston, Tasmania to Portland Bay and Port Fairy Victoria.

He established the first major whaling . . . — Map (db m52472) HM

Australia, Victoria, Port Fairy — SS Casino
Top Marker This memorial was unveiled July 8 1934 by Mrs. C.A. Melhuish daughter of Captain Thomas Boyd first master of the S.S. Casino. Middle Marker Borough of Port Fairy This commemorative plaque is to . . . — Map (db m83435) HM

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