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26-August-2015
26-August-2015

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A park 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:Pacific Highway (River Street), Woodburn Bicentennial Park, Woodburn, 2472
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.071441
Long: 153.343009
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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

Woodburn Bicentennial Park
River Bank Terracing
and Park beautification
Jointly funded by
the Australian Bicentennial Authority
and Richmond River Shire Council
to commemorate the nation`s Bicentenary
in 1988.

 

Source: MA
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