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A treecommemorates 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:609 Drayton - Wellcamp Road, Wellcamp State School, Wellcamp , 4350
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.553954
Long: 151.850896
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 26th January, 1988
Front Inscription

This tree was planted by Christine Devine to commemorate the Australian Bicentenary

26 - 1 - 1988

Source: MA
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