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16-October-2014
16-October-2014
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A plaque commemorates the bicentenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Australia by the restoration of St Clement`s Change- Ringing bells by the parishioners of Yass and the New South Wales Bicentennial Council.

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 26th January 1788. 

 

Location

Address:Church & Rossi Street, St Clement`s Anglican Church, Yass , 2582
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.839232
Long: 148.912648
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1788
Approx. Event End Date:1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

                Australia
             1788-1988

St. Clement`s Anglican Church 
     Restoration of 
Change-Ringing Bells
An Australian Bicentennial Project 
with financial assistance from 
the N.S.W. Bicentennial Council 
and the Parishioners of Yass
To commemorate the Nation's Bicentenary
             in 1988
 

Source: MA
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