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01-October-2017
01-October-2017

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
The farming equipment and landscaping was a Bicentennial Project to commemorate the nation's bicentenary in 1988. 

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:Urana Street & Halliday Street, Walter Day Park, Lockhart, 2656
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.222056
Long: 146.713269
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
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
The Equipment And Associated Landscaping is an
AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL PROJECT
          Funded Jointly By The
NEW SOUTH WALES BICENTENNIAL COUNCIL
AND LOCKHART SHIRE COUNCIL 
To Commemorate The Nation's Bicentenary in 1988

              MAURICE CARROLL
                  'LONGPARK'
                         1881 

The Plough Was Imported From England in 1886 Costing £880.10.6, Delivered By Train From Sydney To The Rock And Then By Bullock Wagon To Boree Creek, Used Extensively For Dam Sinking And Land Clearing In Boree Creek And Lockhart Districts.

It Was Drawn By A Team Of 16 Bullocks With An Additional Bullock Yoked Alongside To Pull The Plough Upright.  
Presented By Ray And Sonja Carroll 


Mr Jim Small MP               L.R. Carter 
Member For Murray           General Manager 

Lockhart Shire Council             

Source: MA
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