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Lieutenant James Grant : 08-June-2012
Lieutenant James Grant : 08-June-2012

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An Australian Bicentenary plaque commemorates the visit to Westernport by Lieutenant James Grant in the brig, "Lady Nelson", and the naming of Lady Nelson Point.


Address:Beach Road & Reid Street, Rhyll, 3923
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.460831
Long: 145.310094
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 19th February, 1988
Front Inscription

1788 - 1988

To commemorate the visit to Western Port by Lieut. James Grant in the brig, "Lady Nelson" on the 21st March, 1801 , and for the naming of Lady Nelson Point.

Unveiled by : Sir John Knott, A.C., C.B.E., on the 19th February. 1988.

Erected by the Phillip Island Bicentennial Committee and the Phillip Island and District Historical Society.

An Australian Bicentennial Project with financial assistance from the Commonwealth Government and the Shire of Phillip Island.

Source: MA
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