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13-October-2015
13-October-2015

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The sculpture commemorates the Bicentenary of 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:Reeve Street, Flour Mill Park, Campania , 7026
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.666648
Long: 147.420906
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event Start Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988
Artist:Stephen Walker A. M. (Hobart, TAS)

Dedication

Front Inscription

"To School" 

Presented to the community by the sculptor Stephen Walker and his family to commemorate the Australian Bi-Centenary

1788 - 1988

Source: MA
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