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08-January-2021
08-January-2021

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The cairn commemorates the nations' bicentenary in 1988.

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:North Terrace, Arthurton Oval, Arthurton, 5572
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.256636
Long: 137.754613
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

Australia
1788 - 1988

This cairn was erected on behalf of the community of Arthurton and District

To commemorate the nation`s Bicentenary in 1988

Source: MA
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