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14-March-2019
14-March-2019
Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

The plaque commemorates the visit of the French naval frigate "Commandant Blaison" to re-enact the visit by Nicolas Baudin in 1803.

Location

Address:Frenchmans Terrace, Kangaroo Island, Penneshaw, 5222
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.721719
Long: 137.946043
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 20th October, 1986
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the visit to this site by the French frigate "Commandant Blaison"

To re-enact the visit by Nicolas Baudin in 1803.

It was unveiled by Captaine Pierre Burtschell on October 20th 1986 as part of South Australian 150th Jubilee celebrations

Penneshaw Prograss Association

Source: MA
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