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17-February-2019
17-February-2019

Photographs supplied by Heather Stevens

The time capsule commemorates the bicentenary of the European settlement of Australia in 1788, and the centenary of Botany.  The "Borough of Botany" was first proclaimed in 1888.

The time capsule is located under the centre flagpole.

Location

Address:Tupia Street, Sir Joseph Banks Park, Botany, 2019
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.955572
Long: 151.202148
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 8th December, 1988
Front Inscription

This Time Capsule Was Dedicated On 8th December 1988 By
ALDERMAN RON HOENIG
MAYOR OF BOTANY
In Commemoration Of The
BICENTENARY OF AUSTRALIA
        And The
CENTENARY OF BOTANY

Bicentennial Committee
R. Crawford   E. Hillier  L. Mavrocordatos
Ald. A. G. O'Neill O.A.M.  H. Smedley  P. Smith
Chairman N. Hillier

To Be Opened On 8th December 2088

Source: MA
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