Bicentennial Commemorative Plaque - OceanviewPrint Page
Plaque commemorates the bicentenary of Australia and details the history of Oceanview.
1988 is considered the official bicentenary year of the founding of Australia. It 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.
|Address:||121-127 Arden Street, Coogee, 2034|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.915611|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1988|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1988|
|Monument Designer:||Arrow Engraving and Foundry Company|
1788 – 1988
Built 1916 as family home for Phillip Wirth founder and owner of Wirth's circus.
Before spacious grounds reduced by subdivision, some circus animals were kept on property.
Plaque funded by the Australian Bicentennial Authority and Randwick Municipal Council.