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Time Capsule Plaque : 05-08-2013
Time Capsule Plaque : 05-08-2013

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The time capsule commemorates the bicentenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Australia and pays tribute to the pioneers of the Somerset Dam - Silverton District.

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:Esk - Kilcoy Road, Somerset Dam Park , Somerset Dam, 4312
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.119751
Long: 152.550766
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988


Front Inscription

Time capsule to be opened
May 2036

Plaque :


Somerset Dam / Silverton District

In commemoration of Australia's Bi-centenary the community pays tribute to our districts founding settlers. Their courage, foresight and dedication serves as a constant reminder that people of Bold Endeavour will achieve their goals.

An Australian Bicentennial Project with financial assistance from the Queensland State Government.

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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