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Captain Cook Obelisk and Garden : Feb 2014
Captain Cook Obelisk and Garden : Feb 2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

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.

Location

Address:The Grand Parade, Cook Park, Brighton-Le-Sands, 2216
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.968567
Long: 151.15304
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:29-April-1770
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1970

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
Front Inscription

CAPTAIN COOK BI-CENTENARY
1770 -1970
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.

R.STARK           R.W.RATHBONE
TOWN CLERK   MAYOR

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