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Bicentennial Trees : 01-February-2013
Bicentennial Trees : 01-February-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Trees commemorate 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:Bell Street (Melba Highway) & ANZAC Avenue, McKenzie Reserve, Yarra Glen, 3775
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.656376
Long: 145.37359
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
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:Sunday 17th April, 1988
Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

Shire of Healesville
Bicentennial Community
Committee

This Reserve Of Trees
Planted By The Yarra Glen Community
In Celebration Of
Australia`s Bicentenary 1788 - 1988
And Officially Opened By
Cr. Veronica Holland
On Sunday 17th April, 1988  

Source: MA
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