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20-January-2020
20-January-2020

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The plaque, mounted on bricks from the Australian Agricultural kiln at Laman`s Creek, 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:Mallon & Griffin Streets, Stroud, 2425
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.407886
Long: 151.969368
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

Front Inscription

                 Australia
               1788 - 1988

   Near Laman`s Creek
      is the site of the
Australian Agricultural Company`s
           Brick Kilns
Convict labour used in the 1830`s
   to make bricks for
    Company buildings

   Nearby also site of
Chinese market gardens

  Heritage Trail Plaque
   funded by the
Australian Bicentennial Authority
and Great Lakes Shire Council
       Commemorating
the Nation`s Bicentenary 1988

Source: MA
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