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An historic exhibition 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:87 Alfred Street, Charleville Historic House & Museum, Charleville, 4470
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.400567
Long: 146.240566
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
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 27th February, 1988
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Australia
1788 - 1988

An Australian Bicentennial Project

This display was funded by the Australian Bicentennial Authority and the Charleville Historical Society to commemorate the nation`s Bicntenry in 1988.

Officially opened by Mr. Howard Hobbs M.L.A.

27th February 1988

 

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