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Campbelltown (now Rongotea) Store was a six-roomed building. Charles Dahl, owner of the store, was born in Denmark in 1856 and arrived in New Zealand in 1878. He became an affluent business man. Dahl married and had a family of five sons and two daughters. He became the Danish Vice-Consul in 1919 and was granted the King of the Ensign award by the King of Denmark. Charles Dahl is the white sleeved man standing on the verandah.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2009P_Bc427_BUI_2526
Title
Campbelltown Store
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 427
Date
May 1883

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Place
Rongotea, Manawatu

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Taxonomy

Tags
building,
buildings,
horse back,
men,
palmerston north,
photographs,
shop,
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