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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.
|Address:||Bell Street & ANZAC Avenue, McKenzie Reserve, Yarra Glen, 3775|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.656376|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26-January-1788|
|Actual Event End Date:||26-January-1988|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 17th April, 1988|
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