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29-July-2016
29-July-2016

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A plaque commemorates the visit of the replica vessel Lady Nelson, which visited Rye Pier, 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:Exploration
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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