25 May 2007

DEDICATION OF MONUMENT - Buckland Chinese Australian Heritage Project (1 July 2007; Chinese Burial Ground, Buckland Valley)

The Chinese Australian Family Historians of Victoria Inc invites

Friends of CAFHOV

to attend the official dedication of a commemorative monument to the Chinese who lost their lives or who are buried at the Buckland.

This event coincides with the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the riotous attack on the Chinese residents and miners of the Buckland Valley in 1857.

Ms Candy Broad, MLC Member for Northern Victoria, will dedicate the memorial stele. This ceremony will be the culmination of the Buckland Chinese Australian Heritage Project, funded by Heritage Victoria and supported by the Alpine Shire.

Date & Time: 9.30 am Sunday 1st July 2007
Location: Chinese Burial Ground, Buckland Valley Road, Buckland Valley, via Porepunkah, N-E Victoria (see map in downloadable invitation).

RSVP: by email to cafhov@yahoo.com.au or by post to CAFHOV memorial event, 10 Will Street, Forest Hill, Victoria. 3131.