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Seventeen Seventy

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Seventeen Seventy, also written as 1770, is a town and locality in Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia, built on the site of the second landing by James Cook and the crew of HM Bark Endeavour in May 1770 (Cook's first landing in what is now the state of Queensland). Originally known as Round Hill – after the creek it sits on – the name was changed in 1970 to commemorate the bicentenary of Cook's visit. The community of Seventeen Seventy hold the re-enactment of this historic landing each year as part of the 1770 Festival held in May.Official nameAlthough the town is referred to locally as "1770", the official name of the town is Seventeen Seventy, as it is principle of Queensland's place naming that numbers are spelled out.GeographyThe village is a tourist destination on Queensland's Discovery Coast. It is situated on a peninsula, with the Coral Sea and Bustard Bay on three sides. Agnes Water is eight kilometres (five miles) to the south. The village itself contains holiday accommodation, restaurants, general store, hotel, picnic areas with free barbecues and a small marina where daily trips depart for Lady Musgrave Island on the Great Barrier Reef, and several trips a week to Bustard Head Light Station.
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