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A grove of trees commemorates the bi-centenary of the landing at Botany Bay by Captain James Cook in 1770.

Captain James Cook claimed the whole of the east coast of Australia for Great Britain on 22 August 1770, naming eastern Australia, 'New South Wales.'



Address:Gardners & Botany Roads, Gardners Road Public School, Endeavour Grove, Rosebery, 2018
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.921292
Long: 151.196752
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:29-April-1770
Actual Event End Date:29-April-1770


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
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Endeavour Grove

Established by the pupils, staff and Gould League members of Gardeners Road Public School to commemorate the Bi-centenary of the landing of Captain James Cook at Botany Bay

29 April, 1770.

N. I. Johnston, Principal
R. Hazell,         Gould League Patron

A heritage for those of the future.


Source: MA
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