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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 & 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. Vernonica Holland on Sunday 17th April, 1988  

Source: MA
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