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

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

The garden was constructed by the Wollondilly Shire Council to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Captain James Cook's exploration, charting and claiming of the east coast of Australia for the British Empire in 1770. The garden consists of a series of tree plantings.

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.'

 

 

Location

Address:Old Hume Highway (Remembrance Driveway), Wollondilly Shire Garden, Picton, 2570
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.190433
Long: 150.60525
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
Front Inscription

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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