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30-November-2017
30-November-2017

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A plaque commemorates a project undertaken in Atherden Street 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:Atherden Street, The Rocks, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.857893
Long: 151.208495
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:1788
Actual Event End Date:1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription
           Australia 
          1788-1988


An Australian Bicentennial 
          Project

To commemorate
the nation's Bicentenary 
          in 1988. 
Source: MA
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