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Flooding at Richmond Escolme Harrison's residence in Albert Street. R E Harrison was a nurseryman of Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, and after the flood the family was never return to this home. the house is now the Village Inn in Hokowhitu. In May 1941 the Manawatu River flooded about 250 hectares of the city. A stop bank between Fitzroy Street and Jickell Street had been constructed but it proved inadequate for the flood waters.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_IMCA-DigitalLibrary_005568
Title
Flooding at 364 Albert Street
Relation
IMCA Digital Archive 2011
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IMCA Digital Archive

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Creation

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Place
364 Albert Street, Palmerston North
Date
May 4, 1941

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,
water,

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