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This Post Office was erected in 1889 on the corner of Main Street West and The Square. In 1905, it was moved around the corner to face onto Main Street West and a new Post Office was built. This earlier post office was then used an an extension of the new building, sorting country deliveries and customs parcels, until 1989-1990 when it was moved to the Victoria Esplanade to function as the tea rooms.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_Po26_007517
Title
Old Post Office, The Square
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Po 26
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Main Street, Palmerston North
Date
1981

Object rights

Credit Line
Manawatu Evening Standard

Taxonomy

Community Tags
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