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24-February-2017
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The marble tablet 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:265 Grey Street , Glen Innes Town Hall, Glen Innes, 2370
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.738401
Long: 151.735702
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event Start Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd April, 1988
Front Inscription

This Stone Commemorates The
Bicentenary Of Australia
And The Opening Of The Glen Innes
Grey Street Project 
2nd April 1988.

Ald. D. P. Donnelly  Mayor.
Mrs. T. McCarthy    Vice Chairperson N.S.W. Bicentennial Council.
Mr. J. C. Frost         Town Clerk.

Source: MA
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