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27-November-2014
27-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders
The town square commemorates the bicentenary of the European settlement of 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:Main Street (Donald-Murtoa Road), Minyip, 3392
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.460546
Long: 142.58624
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
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

Minyip Town Square
An Australian Bicentennial Project
to commemorate the Nations Bicentenary

Shire of Dunmunkle     Historical Society
Lions Club                     R.S.L. Sub Branch
Pipkorn Trust                 R.S.L. Auxiliary
School Mothers Club   Senior Citizens Club
Pre-School                    Netball Club
Brownies                        Lutheran Church
Minyip C.W.A.                Dunmunkle C.W.A.
A. & P. Society               Apex Club

Source: MA
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