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Development began on the Victoria Esplanade in Palmerston North, named to mark Queen Victoria's 60th jubilee, in 1897. Queen Victoria Drive began as a rough track from Fitzherbert Avenue to Park Road in 1917. In 1919 it was properly laid out and metalled and was tarred and sanded c1920-1921. The people are unidentified.

Identification

Object type
Image
Date
circa 1919
Digitisation ID
2007N_P44_RES_0146
Held In
Coolstore

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Created By
Place
Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
garden,
leisure,
park,
photographs,
reserves,
walking,
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