Arthurs Seat Tourist Road
On 14 December 1929 a new tourist road was officially opened from Dromana to the summit of Arthurs Seat. Five plaques were unveiled - at Bowen's Point (145m), Franklin Point (195m), Murray 's Lookout (247m), Chapman's Point (271m) and the summit (305m). Details of plaques and historical notes follow:

Bowen's Lookout - elevation 145 metres
The plaque reads as follows:

BOWEN'S POINT
TO COMMEMORATE
CHIEF OFFICER BOWEN
OF THE LADY NELSON
FIRST WHITE MAN TO ENTER PORT PHILLIP
ON 4TH FEBRUARY 1802
PRESENTED BY
J. H. KING ESQ.
14/12/1929

Franklin Lookout - elevation 247 metres
The plaque reads as follows:

FRANKLIN POINT
TO COMMEMORATE
SIR JOHN FRANKLIN
WHO ASCENDED THIS MOUNTAIN
IN 1802 AND 1844
PRESENTED BY A. V. SHAW Esq.
14/12/1929

Murray's Lookout - elevation 247 metres
The plaque reads as follows:

MURRAY'S LOOKOUT
TO COMMEMORATE
LIEUT. JOHN MURRAY
WHO NAMED THIS MOUNTAIN
ARTHUR'S SEAT
ON 15TH FEB 1802
PRESENTED BY L. CARRIGG Esq.
14/12/1929

Chapman's Point - elevation 271 metres.
There is also an orientation table at Chapman's Point.
The plaque reads as follows:

CHAPMAN'S POINT
IN HONOUR OF
A
PIONEER FAMILY
PRESENTED BY
MR & MRS G. R. DYSON
14/12/1929

Arthurs Seat summit - elevation 305 metres.
The following plaque is on a pedestal at the entrance to the tower:

THIS TABLET WAS UNVEILED
BY
BARON SOMERS K.C.M.G. D.S.O. M.C.
GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA
To Commemorate
THE OPENING OF THE ARTHUR’S SEAT ROAD
ON 14TH DECEMBER 1929
THE FIRST “TRIG” STATION WAS ERECTED
ON THIS SITE IN 1853
PRESENTED BY SPENCER JACKSON ESQ.