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A lovely memorial to the Three Lost Children

The memorial is well kept on the side of a narrow road at Musk, near Daylesford. Many messages have... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Lynne M
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Castlemaine, Australia
Good way to kill some time

Although there is a walk associated with this theme, we cheated and wentto the major points only... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Bit-meddler
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Wheelers Hill Road, Musk, Daylesford, Victoria 3461, Australia
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

The memorial is well kept on the side of a narrow road at Musk, near Daylesford. Many messages have been left by visitors to the site. A lovely place to site and contemplate. A plaque has been erected to tell the story of the Three...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this Monument while exploring Daylesford and am really glad we stopped. An incredibly moving story of children who wandered off. The message tree was really interesting to read. And the memorial area with the toys was very moving. Blink and you'll miss...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bec b
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Although there is a walk associated with this theme, we cheated and wentto the major points only. We started at the park in town and read the account there, then went to the cemetery to find the graves (back right) and then the monument. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bit-meddler
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Although this is a tragic tale, make the effort to turn off here, and have a gentle walk about near where the children were found, it's a beautiful spot, and a sobering reminder of the fragile lives that were lost here. The district has remembered...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank gr8nzphotos
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It seemed a must and felt so sad but poignant. A windswept day that made me wonder how 3 small children could wander so far away.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Michael Francis D
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

the lost children affected daylesford deeply at the time. I recommend you research online too see how deeply it was felt. there are a couple of sights pertaining to this event in town. you can go on the walk. there is a memorial cairn on...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It was only a small sign attached to a roadside pole & we must of passed it numerous times over the course of our three [3] day stay in the region without noticing it, but when we did see it we felt an obligation to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
19  Thank Beck and Steven X
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Tucked away on a small road is a sign and a cairn about the three small boys in the !800's who wandered too far.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Debra F
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Many years ago three ( I believe) small children became lost and their bodies were eventually found next to a tree. They just became lost and died of thirst. It is an interesting plak, partly because I saw the signpost and just drove to see...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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