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Bicentennial Time Capsule : November 2013
Bicentennial Time Capsule : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

A time capsule which is to be opened in 2038 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:Streatham-Carngham Road, Tennis Court, Mount Emu, 3351
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.59813
Long: 143.425131
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 2nd October, 1988
Front Inscription

MT. EMU SOCIAL CLUB
           2.  10.  88
BICENTENNAIL TIME CAPSULE
TO BE OPENED IN THE YEAR 
             2038

Source: MA
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