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A monument containing 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.
|Address:||Chambers Road, Bungowannah Hall, Bungowannah, 2640|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.001536|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26-January-1788|
|Actual Event End Date:||26-January-1988|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 9th April, 1988|
Erected by the people of Bungowannah to commemorate the Australian Bicentennial Year
9th April 1988.