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    • The Hume Highway was named after Hamilton Hume, who with William Hovell were the first Europeans to traverse an overland route between Sydney and Port Phillip, in what later became Victoria.Hume Highway-Wikipedia
    • The area was first sighted by Europeans during an expedition of Hamilton Hume and William Hovell in 1824 and was noted as an agricultural settlement called "Swampy".Benalla-Wikipedia
    • Australian-born Hamilton Hume and British immigrant William Hovell passed through the region in November 1824 when they passed to the south, near the future site of Tumut.Gundagai-Wikipedia
    • Brisbane was also in touch about this time with William Hovell on the same subject, but it is not quite clear which of the men was the first to be approached.Hamilton Hume-Wikipedia
    • In 1839 William Hovell followed the Lachlan River to near the site of present-day Hillston and took up a pastoral holding called "Bellingerambil" (later named "Cowl Cowl").Hillston, New South Wales-Wikipedia
    • Coal was discovered by explorer William Hovell at Cape Paterson in 1826, and was subsequently mined from the Powlett River fields in the region, between 1859 and 1864.Wonthaggi-Wikipedia

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