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03-May-2015
03-May-2015

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland / Sandra Brown

The fountain commemorates the bicentenary of the European settlement of 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.

Location

Address:Lake Street, Liberty Park, Lake Cargelligo, 2672
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.297577
Long: 146.377241
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Fountain
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

Lachlan Shire Council|
LAKE CARGELLIGO
BICENTENNIAL FOUNTAIN

This Fountain
Was Constructed By 
Lachlan Shire Council
To Commemorate
Australia`s Bicentenary.

Source: MA
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