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This photograph shows The Square with what appears to be three new gardens with concrete block edging. The Hopwood Clock Tower was built in 1956-1957 and houses the clock mechanism from the old Post Office clock tower.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_Sq410_008982
Title
Gardens in The Square
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sq 410
Date
circa 1970

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Creation

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1970s,
centenary,
children,
clock tower,
colour,
flags,
floral,
flowers,
fun,
gardening,
orange,
photographs,
sound shell,
the square,
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