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25-August-2016
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A plaque commemorates the bicentenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Australia and 75 years oif guiding in Tasmania.

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:6 James Street, Whitemark, 7255
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -40.121849
Long: 148.017734
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
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

Donated by 1st Flinders Island Brownie Guide Pack as a project for 75 years of Guiding in Tasmania - 1988

and to commemorate the Australian Bicentenary 1988

Source: MA
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