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14-March-2018
14-March-2018
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The plaque commemorates those of the First Fleet who settled Norfolk Island with Lieutenant Philip Gidley King in 1788.

 

 

Location

Address:Bay Street, Emily Bay Foreshore, Norfolk Island, 2899
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.059569
Long: 167.961106
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:06-March-1788
Actual Event End Date:06-March-1788

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

On 6th March 1788 a group of those who sailed to Australia on the First Fleet arrived on Norfolk Island with Second Lieutenant Philip Gidley King on the HMS Supply.

Many other First Fleeters arrived on Norfolk Island after that date.

This plaque is dedicated to the memory of all those men and women.

Fellowship of First Fleeters
1988

 

Source: MA
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