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28-November-2014
28-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders
A plaque, marking the site of the Toolondo School, 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:Natimuk - Hamilton Road, Toolondo, 3401
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.990414
Long: 141.935133
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988

Dedication

Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

Site of Toolondo School 3051
1914 - 1979
unveiled by A. H. Scollary

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

Inscription in Proximity
SITE OF TOOLONDO
STATE SCHOOL No 3051
Source: MA
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