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