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Local historians weekly "Back Issues" article in the Manawatū Standard. Concrete log fences are almost a unique Palmerston North feature. There are some 30 homes throughout the city with the fences, built in the 1920s. The most recognised of the fences surrounds 170 Russell Street, the "Log Cabin" house.

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Manawatū Standard
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May 25, 2024
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