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The Lakelet was the main feature of the last quadrant of The Square to be developed by the Beautifying Society. James Nash, Mayor of Palmerston North, opened The Lakelet on 27 October 1909. The Lakelet is shaped as a butterfly, with the wings being bisected by a bridge as its body. It is also referred to as the Butterfly Lake.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sq257_008668
Title
Square Gardens and The Lakelet
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sq 257
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North
Date
1950

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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