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Werris Creek Cycleway : 16-August-2014
Werris Creek Cycleway : 16-August-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
The Werris Creek Cycleway was constructed to commemorate the bicentenary 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:Gap Road, Werris Creek Sporting Complex entrance, Werris Creek , 2341
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.344187
Long: 150.631108
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1788
Approx. Event End Date:1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

                 Australia
                1788-1988


Werris Creek Cycleway
This cycleway was constructed to 
commemorate the Nation`s Bicentennial in 
1988 and was funded jointly by the N.S.W.
Bicentennial Council, Parry Shire Council 
and the Werris Creek Community.

Source: MA
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