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13-October-2017
13-October-2017

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A time capsule 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:Clarence Street, Brushgrove, 2460
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.566391
Long: 153.079067
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
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:Saturday 26th November, 1988
Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

Brushgrove - Cowper Community Time Capsule

Sealed 26. 11. 1988

To be opened 26. 11. 2088

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

Source: MA
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