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13-September-2013
13-September-2013

Photographs supplied by David Evans OAM/ Sandra Brown

The park commemorates the bicentenary of the European settlement of Australia in 1988.

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:Kable Avenue, Bicentennial Park, Tamworth, 2340
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.093875
Long: 150.930512
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
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:Saturday 12th November, 1988
Front Inscription

BICENTENNIAL
      PARK 

   1788 -1988 

(plaque)

BICENTENNIAL PARK
Tamworth`s Bicentennial Project

Officially Opened On
12th November,1988
By The Premier Of New South Wales
The Hon. N. F. Greiner, MP

D. P. John,  N. J. Lethlean  
Mayor          Town Clerk

Source: MA
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