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Elain Bicentennial Gates : 27-09-2013
Elain Bicentennial Gates : 27-09-2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

The gates commemorate Australia's Bicentenary from 1788 to 1988.

1988 is the bicentennial year of Captain Arthur Phillip's arrival with the 11 ships of the First Fleet in Sydney Harbour in 1788, and the founding of the city of Sydney and the colony of New South Wales. 

Location

Address:Midland Highway, Elaine Sports Ground, Elaine, 3334
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.782426
Long: 144.029476
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 12th June, 1988
Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

This plaque was officially unveiled by the Hon. Robert Knowles M.L.C. on June 12th, 1988

An Australian Bicentennial Project with financial assistance from the Federal Government.

Source: MA
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