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A fountain 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:Market Street, Behind Swimming Pool, Boorowa, 2586
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.437679
Long: 148.718908
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

Bicentennial Fountain

This fountain was erected by the Boorowa Shire Council with the financial assistance of the New South Wales Bicentennial Council to commemorate Australia`s Bicentenary in 1988.

Source: MA
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