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There are two inscriptions on this monument, one on a front plaque and another on the ground around it. I thought they are quite self-explanatory and will make the best note for this photo:

I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had ever been before but as far as it was possible for a man to go.

Captain James Cook 1728-1779

This granite vase was erected by H. W. F. Bolckow of Marton Hall, A.D. 1858, to mark the site of the cottage in which Captain James Cook, the World Circumnavigator, was born Oct, 27th 1728.

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Additional Photos by Mariusz Kamionka (mkamionka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5459 W: 104 N: 13891] (55580)
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