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Wollondilla Garden : 25-January-2011
Wollondilla Garden : 25-January-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

The Wollondilly Shire Garden commemorates the 200th anniversary of Captain James Cook's exploration, charting and claiming of the east coast of Australia for the British Empire 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:Remembrance Driveway, Wollondilly Shire Garden, Picton, 2570
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.190433
Long: 150.60525
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1770
Approx. Event End Date:1970


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
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This garden was constructed by Wollondilly Shire Council

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the discovery and exploration of the east coast of Australia by 
Capt. James Cook in 1770

Source: MA
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