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Captain James Cook : 25-March-2013
Captain James Cook : 25-March-2013

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Endeavor Park commemorates the arrival of Captain James Cook off the coast of Merimbula on 21st April 1770.

Captain James Cook claimed the whole of the east coast of Australia for Great Britain on 22 August 1770, naming eastern Australia, 'New South Wales.'

 

Location

Address:Beach Street, Endeavour Park, Merimbula, 2548
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.888987
Long: 149.911223
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:21-April-1770
Actual Event End Date:21-April-1770

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 21st April, 1995
Front Inscription

ENDEAVOUR
PARK

Opened 21st April 1995 
To Commemorate The Arrival Of 
Captain James Cook in "HM Bark (sic) Endeavour"
Off This Coast On 21st April 1770
And The Visit by "Endeavour"
On This Day 1995 

This Plaque Unveiled By
Mayor 
Tim Collins
Presented By
The Rotary Club Of Merimbula

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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