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The Indian troops of the British Imperial Army toured New Zealand and visited Palmerston North for a short time. The train stopped in the centre of the Square, the troops disembarked, performed some displays and them re-embarked on the train. For an account of their reception, see Manawatu Times, Volume XXVI, Issue 7172, 25 February 1901, Page 2 (available online at paperspast.natlib.govt.nz)

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Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sq 126
Date
February 24, 1901
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sq126_008604
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Coolstore

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The Square, Palmerston North

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dresden piano,
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