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24-November-2013
24-November-2013

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A time capsule commemorates the bicentenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Australia.  

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:Brisbane Valley Highway, Lions Park, Esk, 4312
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.24209
Long: 152.423962
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

TIME CAPSULE TO BE OPENED
26 January 2088

Plaque :

Australia
1788 - 1988

Erected in the Bicentennial Year  to commemorate the achievements, hopes and dreams of past and present  enerations
whatever race, colour or creed.

"Advance Australia Fair"

An Australia Bicentennial Project, with financial assistance from the Queensland State Government

Source: MA
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