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31-July-2016
31-July-2016

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A time capsule commemorates the bicentenary of the European settelement of 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:32 Kerferd Avenue, Sorrento Primary School , Sorrento, 3943
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.341288
Long: 144.740528
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
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

Time Capsule

To be opened by the Shire President on 24th November 2038. 

An Australian Bicentennial Project To commemorate the nation`s Bicentenary in 1988. 

Source: MA
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