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05-October-2017
05-October-2017

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The monument commemorates the bicentenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in 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:22 Duff Street, Walter McRae Park, Ashford, 2361
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.324114
Long: 151.096517
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
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

Erected By
THE PEOPLE
OF ASHFORD

To Commemorate
   Australia`s
Bicentenary Year
   - 1988 - 

Source: MA
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