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Monument commemorates the 200th anniversary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain Cook in 1770 . It also commemorates the official and opening of the Access Road to North Brother Mountain. Captain Cook named "the Brothers" on 12 May 1770 for their resemblance to mountains in his native Yorkshire.
|Address:||Captain Cook Bicentenary Road, North Brother Mountain, Laurieton, 2443|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.657676|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 29th April, 1970|
HASTINGS SHIRE COUNCIL
TO COMMEMORATE THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE EAST COAST OF
AUSTRALIA BY CAPTAIN JAMES COOK R.N.
AND THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE ACCESS
ROAD TO NORTH BROTHER MOUNTAIN, WHICH
WAS NAMED BY CAPTAIN COOK ON HIS VOYAGE
OF DISCOVERY. THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED
BY W.D.MUIR ESQ., DIP. FOR.
COMMISSIONER FOR FORESTS, N.S.W.
ON 29TH APRIL, 1970
President Shire Clerk