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Garden and obelisk commemorate the 200th anniversary of the sighting of the east coast of Australia by Lieutenant James Cook, and who landed at Kurnell, 11 kilometres south of this point in 1770.
|Address:||The Grand Parade, Cook Park, Brighton-Le-Sands, 2216|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.968567|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||29-April-1770|
|Actual Event End Date:||29-April-1970|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1970|
CAPTAIN COOK BI-CENTENARY
This garden and obelisk were established by
ROCKDALE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
to commemorate the 200th Anniversary
of the discovery of the East Coast of Australia
by LIEUT. JAMES COOK R.N.
who landed on 29th April 1770 at Kurnell
4½ miles South East of this point.
TOWN CLERK MAYOR