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29-July-2016
29-July-2016

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A plaque commemorates the visit of the replica surveying vessel Lady Nelson which visited Rye Pier in February 2002 in commemoration of the bicentenary of the British discovery of Port Phillip. 

Location

Address:Point Nepean Road (opposite Napier Street), Rye Pier, Rye, 3941
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.369104
Long: 144.822305
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:14-February-1802
Actual Event End Date:14-February-2002

Dedication

Front Inscription
The replica of His Majesty`s armed surveying vessel 
LADY NELSON
visited Rye Pier from 15-21 February 2002
in commemoration of the bicentenary of the 
British discovery of Port Phillip

on 14th February 1802

Rye Historical        Mornington Peninisula
     Society                        Shire 
Source: MA
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