Historians aren’t sure whether Captain James Cook actually lived here himself while growing up in Yorkshire, but his parents’ 18th-century cottage certainly scores high on the cuteness scale, with a colorful garden bursting with blooms and vegetables, and even an ancient postbox from which you can mail a uniquely franked postcard.
Disassembled into 253 cases and dozens of barrels, the house was shipped over from Hull on the Port Dunedin and donated to the people of Victoria, Australia, in 1934 by its new owner, philanthropist Russell Grimwade.
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