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The time capsule commemorates the bicentenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Australia and pays tribute to the pioneers of the area. 

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:Stansbury Road , Weaners Flat Reserve, Yorketown, 5576
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.018238
Long: 137.609312
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Time Capsule
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:Tuesday 27th December, 1988
Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

A time capsule was placed beneath this cairn
27 Dec. 1988

Capsule to be opened Proclamation Day 2036 South Australia`s Bicentennial Year

Plaque unveiled by Councillor H. E. Twartz O. A. M. Chairman Yorketown Bicentennial Community Commitee commemorating Australia`s Bicentenary 1988

Source: MA
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