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11-December-2014
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A monument 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:Sargeant Street, Progress Park, Thoona, 3726
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.33958
Long: 146.07758
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

Erected by the Thoona & District Progress Association Inc. for the community.

An Australian Bicentennial Project to commemorate the nation`s Bicentenary in 1988.

Source: MA
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