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Stones used in the construction of the old Ipswich Railway Bridge were re-erected at the site to 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:Brisbane Road, Bundamba, 4304
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.611119
Long: 152.804338
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 28th June, 1988
Front Inscription

These Stones Were
Quarried From Denmark Hill Ipswich
And Used In The Construction Of
The Old Ipswich Railway Bridge
         In 1854,
Were Re-erected On This Site
By The Rotary Club Of Booval Inc
On The 28th June 1988.
To Commemorate
The Bi-Centenary Of 

Source: MA
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