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Australian Bicentenary : November 2013
Australian Bicentenary : November 2013
Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

The restoration of the Bungaree School was carried out on behalf of the Shire of Bungaree residents to commemorate the nation's bicentenary in 1988.

The Bicentenary marked the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Sydney in 1788. Captain Arthur Phillip (1738–1814), commander of the First Fleet, established the foundations of a British colony at Sydney Cove on the 26 January 1788.

Location

Address:323 Bungaree -Wallace Road, Bungaree and District Historical Society, Bungaree , 3352
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.557178
Long: 144.004461
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

AUSTRALIA 1788 - 1988

THE RESTORATION OF THIS BUILDING WAS CARRIED OUT ON BEHALF OF THE RESIDENTS OF THE SHIRE OF BUNGAREE

AN AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL PROJECT TO COMMEMORATE THE NATION’S BICENTENARY IN 1988

 

Source: MA
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