Captain Cook Memorial Monument

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Bronze statue of Captain James Cook

Inscription reads:
Front: To Strive, to seek to find and not to yield. To commemorate the men who built, the Whitby Ships and the men who sailed with him.
North Side: In every situation he stood unrivalled and alone on him all eyes were turned.

Cooks Ships, all built in Whitby, were named:
Endeavour - previously called the Earl of Pembroke
Resolution - previously called Drake
Adventure- - previously called Raleigh
Discovery

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Events

Saturday, 2nd July 2022 - Saturday, 2nd July 2022

Embroidery in the MuseumEmbroidery in the Museum
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Monday, 18th July 2022 - Monday, 18th July 2022

Make your Own Working CompassMake your Own Working Compass
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Wednesday, 20th July 2022 - Wednesday, 20th July 2022

Ropemaking and KnotsRopemaking and Knots
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Tuesday, 2nd August 2022 - Tuesday, 2nd August 2022

All at Sea -- Automata and Pop upsAll at Sea -- Automata and Pop ups
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Tuesday, 2nd August 2022 - Tuesday, 2nd August 2022

Harakeke! The Long LeafHarakeke! The Long Leaf
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Monday, 15th August 2022 - Monday, 15th August 2022

ConstellationConstellation
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Captain Cook Memorial Monument

East Terrace, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HA
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Awards

  • Membership SchemeDiscover Yorkshire Coast – Bronze Member Discover Yorkshire Coast – Bronze Member 2021

Opening Times

Captain Cook Memorial Monument (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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