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A blast from the past!

On the way into Leongatha, you can see the Statue on the right hand side beside a public rest... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Jennifer L
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Leongatha, Australia
Lennie Gwyther

This fantastic statue is right next to the public rest stop in Leongatha. Such a wonderful story... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
StephenF605
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

On the way into Leongatha, you can see the Statue on the right hand side beside a public rest stop. The Statue of a kid, Lennie Gwyther determination to ride to Sydney at a young age of 9 by himself! A nice garden by the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is an outstanding story of family, hardship on the land and one boys courageous effort to run the farm single handedly while his father is incapacitated, and then ride a horse from Leongatha to Sydney for the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This fantastic statue is right next to the public rest stop in Leongatha. Such a wonderful story and a great place to stop for a rest and enjoy this amazing story of Lennie Gwyther

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank StephenF605
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Located by the side of the road in a very small garden area this statue of Lennie Gwyther effectively sits next to a 'pit-stop' parking area with toilets and little else. It's a nice enough little statue of Lennie on top of his horse and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Paul L
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This charming statue is right next to the public rest stop in Leongatha... so there is plenty of carparking. The statue also has an information board next to it to tell the story of Lennie. Lennie Gwyther, a quietly determined soldier’s son, rode his horse...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

A true aussie icon. as a boy Lennie worked the family farm while his father was seriously ill. once he recovers he asked lennie what reward he wanted. Lennie wanted to go to Sydney to see the unveiling of the Sydney Harbour bridge. after a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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