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This photograph was taken from the corner of Rangitikei Street. For many years The Square was divided into 5 sections - four quadrants and a central strip that the railway line ran through. This quadrant is nearest the Broadway corner, and one of the two cannons that were features of The Square from 1909 to the 1940s, can be seen centre. The Post Office,on the left, on the corner of Main Street, was built in 1906 - the clock being named Kerei Te Panau after the chief of the Awapuni tribe. W.F. Durward's is on the right (1908-1915). THe United Farmers Co-Operative Association (on Watson Brothers site) is in the photo, but was closed in 1908. On the left side of the photograph is an advertisement for "Urgent Cabs" and a horse and carriage waiting nearby.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sq288_008685
Title
A View of Te Marae o Hine / The Square
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sq 288
Date
circa 1907 to circa 1908

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Creation

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1910s,
black and white,
bradfield,
club hotel,
jr ross,
millar & giorgi,
path,
pathway,
pedestrian,
pegden's,
photographs,
the square,
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