Cook Park, Orange

Cook Park, Orange
Cook Park
}}
A picnic bench in Cook Park.
Type Urban park
Location Orange, New South Wales
Coordinates 33°16′59.46″S 149°5′23.34″E / 33.2831833°S 149.0898167°E / -33.2831833; 149.0898167Coordinates: 33°16′59.46″S 149°5′23.34″E / 33.2831833°S 149.0898167°E / -33.2831833; 149.0898167
Area 4 ha (9.9 acres)
Created 1873 (1873)
Operated by City of Orange
Open All year

Cook Park is a historical park located in Orange, New South Wales, Australia. It was established in 1873 and covers an area of 4 hectares. The park's main entrance is from the corner of Summer Street and Clinton Street.[1]

History

The area of open space was reserved in 1845 and later, in 1873 the park was officially opened to the public. The park is named in honour of Captain James Cook, the first European explorer to map Australia.[2]

Facilities and Attractions

Cook Park has several attractions including the Blowes Conservatory, an aviary featuring native birds, various duck ponds and a fernery.[2]

The park also features the Park Guildry, an arts and crafts lodge located in the park which was converted from a cottage in 1973.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Cook Park - Orange, NSW". Directory of Australian Botanic Gardens and Arboreta. Australian National Botanic Gardens. 2008. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chabg/bg-dir/cook-park-orange-nws.html. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  2. ^ a b "Cook Park, Orange, New South Wales, Australia". Australian Explorer. http://www.australianexplorer.com/tourist_attractions/9100002/profile.htm. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  3. ^ "Park Guildry Orange NSW". http://www.orange-nsw.com/ParkGuildry.html. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 



Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Orange, New South Wales — Orange New South Wales The main street of Orange, Summer Street, as viewed from the vicinity of McNamara Street looking west in May 2008 …   Wikipedia

  • Orange (UK) — Orange UK Type Brand name Industry Telecommunications Founded 1994 (by Hutchison Telecom) Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • Orange, California — City of Orange   City   Orange Plaza, 2005 …   Wikipedia

  • Orange County, New York — For other uses, see Orange County (disambiguation). Orange County, New York Seal …   Wikipedia

  • Orange Bowl — For other uses, see Orange Bowl (disambiguation). Orange Bowl Discover Orange Bowl Stadium Sun Life Stadium (1997 1998, 2000 Current) Location Miami Gard …   Wikipedia

  • Balmoral Park — is a horse racing track located in Crete, Illinois, United States. The track hosts harness racing for most of the year except for a brief period in midsummer when the track is dark.History1925Col. Matt J. Winn, manager of Churchill Downs, came to …   Wikipedia

  • Country Comfort Orange (Orange (AU)) — Country Comfort Orange country: Australia, city: Orange (AU) (Central) Country Comfort Orange If you are looking for an ideal holiday destination in Orange, then Country Comfort is the perfect place for you to reside. Location The Country Comfort …   International hotels

  • Aliso Creek (Orange County) — Not to be confused with Aliso Creek (Los Angeles County). Coordinates: 33°30′38″N 117°45′9″W / 33.51056°N 117.7525°W / 33.51056; …   Wikipedia

  • Buena Park, California — Infobox Settlement official name = City of Buena Park, California settlement type = City |200px imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Location of Buena Park within Orange County, California. mapsize1 = |map caption1 …   Wikipedia

  • Waterfalls in Ricketts Glen State Park — …   Wikipedia


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»