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A tree 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.
|Address:||Thompson & Kennedy Streets, Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, 3300|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.747011|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26-January-1788|
|Actual Event End Date:||26-January-1988|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 14th March, 1988|
The Mayor of the City of Hamilton Cr. K. R. Barber, J.P. on March 14th, 1988 dedicated this Bicentennial Tree and lodged a time capsule to be opened by the people of Hamilton in 2088.
Project initiated by the Friends of the Botanic Gardens