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05-November-2014
05-November-2014

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A monument commemorates the re-enactment of first landing at Rapid Bay by Colonel William Light in September 1836.

Location

Address:2 Park Avenue, Second Valley Caravan Park, Second Valley, 5204
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.513695
Long: 138.218676
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:08-September-1836
Actual Event End Date:08-September-1836

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 8th September, 1986
Front Inscription

This anchor, a replica of one lost from the vessel Rapid commemorates the re-enactment of the first landing at Rapid Bay of Colonel William Light on the 8th September 1836

Unveiled by His Excellency Lt-Gen. Sir Donald Dunstan, K.B.E., C.B. Governor of South Australia on the 8th September, 1986

A South Australian Jubilee 150 event

Source: MA
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