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Captain Cook Monument : June 2014
Captain Cook Monument : June 2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

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.

Location

Address:Captain Cook Bicentenary Road, North Brother Mountain, Laurieton, 2443
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.657676
Long: 152.777807
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 29th April, 1970
Front Inscription
        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

J.R.Andrews                T.S.Gilbert
President                   Shire Clerk 

 
Source: MA
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