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Bass + Flinders Point Plaque
Bass + Flinders Point Plaque

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

A plaque unveiled after landscaping upgrading work at Bass & Flinders Point commemorates the 200th anniversary of the journey of George Bass and Matthew Flinders into Port Hacking in 1796. 

Location

Address:Gowrie Street & The Esplanade, Bass & Flinders Point, Cronulla , 2230
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.072928
Long: 151.153475
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:1796
Approx. Event End Date:1996

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 30th March, 1996
Front Inscription

Bass and Flinders Point

The official opening of the landscape upgrading work to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the journey of Bass & Flinders into the Port Hacking took place on 30 March 1996

In the presence of Councillor Lorraine Rodden Mayor, Sutherland Shire Council
the NSW Department of Planning and Urban Affairs  D.V.Abbott  Director/Engineering

Source: MA
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