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The Texas Bicentennial Park commemorates the bicentenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Australia. The pecan trees in the park were donated by the people of Texas, U.S.A. 

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:Broadway, Texas Bicentennial Park, Texas, 4385
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.858755
Long: 151.165221
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 10th September, 1988
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Texas USA

Texas Bicentennial Park

The Pecan tree is the State Tree of Texas USA.  The Pecan trees planted here are donated by the people of Texas USA and dedicated to the citizens of Texas, Queensland in friendship and goodwill.

In commemoration of the Australian Bicentenary, 1788 - 1988

Dedicated September 10, 1988

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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