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Captain Cook Cairn
Captain Cook Cairn

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Cairn commemorates the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Australia by Captain Cook. The cairn also houses a time capsule to be opened in 2020.

Location

Address:Churchill Street, Millennium Park, Childers, 4660
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.236111
Long: 152.278611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Approx. Event Start Date:1770
Approx. Event End Date:1970

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 22nd August, 1970
Front Inscription

This cairn was erected by the Citizens of the Isis District to mark the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Australia by Captain James Cook.

It houses a time capsule to be opened in the year 2020.

22nd August 1970

 

Source: MA
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