On the summit of Grassy Hill, about 1000 feet above sea level, is a large sandstone cairn with plaque.
The cairn can be reached either on foot, or by car via Hope Street.
There is another plaque on a large granite rock on the foreshore, immediately below Grassy Hill, (see file “Foreshore, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia”.
The cairn and plaque were placed on the summit in 1970 to commemorate the bi-centenary of Cook’s visit, by the Royal Australian Navy.
Plaque on the front of the cairn:
LIEUTENANT JAMES COOK R.N
THE CREW OF ENDEAVOUR
AND TO ALL MARINERS
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
GPS Coordinates: -15.460556, 145.255079
Cook’s Log, page 1678, vol. 22, no. 4 (1999)
Cook’s Log, page 15, vol. 37, no. 1 (2014)
Cook’s Log, page 31, vol. 37, no. 2 (2014)
Cook’s Log, page 15, vol. 37, no. 4 (2014)
Endeavour Lines, page 11, no. 44 (Apr. 2005)