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22-August-2015
22-August-2015

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A time capsule 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:Dorset Road, Tim Neville Arboretum, Ferntree Gully, 3156
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.876033
Long: 145.286071
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

Australian Bicentenary

Rotary Club of Boronia
Time capsule 1988 - 2038

To commemorate Australia`s Bicentennial Year

Register of contents with Knox Libraries and Knox Historical Society

To be opened on Australia Day 2038

Cr. Hurtle Lupton O.A.M., J.P.
Bicentennial Committee Chairman

 

 

Source: MA
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