What is significant? The John Simpson memorial, established c.1861, at River Drive Tarwin Lower.
Why is it significant? The John Simpson memorial is of local historic significance to the district of Tarwin Lower.
Historically, it is believed to be one of the earliest memorials in the Shire and is important for its ability to assist in understanding and interpreting the early date of settlement of the Tarwin Lower area. (AHC criteria - A.4 and D.2)