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Cherry trees were first planted along Victoria Drive in Palmerston North's gardens in the 1920’s. They were a popular attraction and special trains ran from Wellington bringing sight seers. Most of the original trees have since been replaced.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_P63_006072
Title
Cherry Trees, Victoria Esplanade
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection P 63
Date
1971

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Creation

Created By
Place
Victoria Esplanade Drive, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1970s,
cars,
cherry blossoms,
cherry trees,
colour,
esplanade,
photographs,
reserve,
reserves,
victoria esplanade,
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