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17-November-2014
17-November-2014

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The park commemorates the bi-centenary of the European settlement of Australia and is dedicated to the men and women of the First Fleet. 

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:Ryde & Lofberg Roads, West Pymble, 2073
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.763505
Long: 151.136811
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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

KU-RING-GAI
BICENTENNIAL PARK

Plaque :

This Park Is Dedicated To
The Men And Women Of
The First Fleet Who
Arrived From England
In January 1788
And Founded This
Our Beloved Country

Source: MA
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