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23-May-2019
23-May-2019

Photographs supplied by Heather Stevens

The cairn built by members of the Clan Donnachaidh commemorates the Bi-Centenary of European settlement in Australia 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:Milson Road, Cremorne Reserve, Robertsons Point, Cremorne , 2090
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.8475
Long: 151.231667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Cairn Built From Stones
Brought To International
Gathering of
CLAN DONNACHAIDH
By Robertsons Duncans Reids
etc. to Commemorate Bicentennial
Year - Unveiled By Clan
Chief G Robertson of Struan 1988.

Plaque :

In Memory of their Service to Clan Donnachaidh Society
our Scottish heritage and Australian community

NSW Clan Chaplain Rev Roger Reid 1991 - 2013
Rev William Robertson
2014 -
John Coombs
Piper 1982 - 2014

Left Side Inscription

In Memory of their Service to Clan Donnachaidh Society 
our Scottish heritage and Australian community

NSW Clan President
Maclaren Reid 1980 - 83
Angus Robertson 1984 - 87
Alan Duncan 1988 - 2005
William Robertson 2006 - 2009 + 2013
James Reid 2010 - 2012

Right Side Inscription

In Memory of their Service to Clan Donnachaidh Society 
our Scottish heritage and Australian community

Clan Secretary & Treasurer
Bruce Robertson 1980 - 88
Raymond Bell 1988 - 2006
Gordon Robertson 2006 - 2014

Source: MA
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