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Local bid to unearth North Yorkshire home of world’s most famous explorer

THE hunt to unearth the North Yorkshire boyhood home of Captain Cook – which has yet to be found – is to begin in earnest.A property belonging to the family of the world famous explorer sits in Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne. The prize tourist attraction was transported brick-by-brick from Great Ayton in North Yorkshire to be painstakingly rebuilt Australia in 1933.

read more Local bid to unearth North Yorkshire home of world’s most famous explorer From The Northern Echo.

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This entry was posted on August 16, 2014 by in Archaeology, History.

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