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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
sad event that affected town

the lost children affected daylesford deeply at the time. I recommend you research online too see... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Wheelers Hill Road, Musk, Daylesford, Victoria 3461, Australia
+61 13 61 86
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

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

1  Thank Glenda R
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.

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

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

17  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.

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

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