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17-September-2017
17-September-2017

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The site of the Salvation Army Hall and the Methodist Church were marked by the Eumundi Historical Association to commemorate 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:Memorial Drive, Eumundi, 4562
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.476978
Long: 152.952248
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

Site of Salvation Army Hall 1894.
Methodist Church 1911.
Eumundi Historical Association.

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

Source: MA
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