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A plaque commemorates the Bi-centenary celebrations held in Calen in April 1988.

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:McIntyre Street, Calen, 4798
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.898335
Long: 148.77246
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:16-April-1988
Actual Event End Date:16-April-1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

This Plaque Commemorates The Bi-Centenary Celebrations Held At Bloomsbury On 15th April 1988 And At Calen On 16th April 1988

Organised By The Bi-Centenary Committee,
Representing Various Organisations From Bloomsbury,
Calen, Napri, Pindi Pindi And Yalbaroo Districts

Source: MA
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