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A seat 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:40 Westlands Road, Glen Waverley, 3150
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.873056
Long: 145.178611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
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 25th June, 1988
Front Inscription

DONATED BY HIGHVALE DISTRICT GUIDE AND BROWNIE ASSOCIATION COMMEMORATING THE BICENTENNIAL

25 JUNE 1988.

Source: MA
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