SE0824 : The People's Park, Halifax

taken 10 years ago, near to Halifax, Calderdale, Great Britain

The People's Park, Halifax
The People's Park, Halifax
Donated to the people of Halifax in 1857 by Sir Francis Crossley and restored in 1995. Crossley had recently visited New England and hoped his park would recreate some of its beauty in the town of Halifax. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

The park was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton, best known for his design of London's Crystal Palace for the 1851 Great Exhibition.
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SE0824, 285 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 March, 2007
Category
Public park   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 085 249 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.2480N 1:52.3238W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 085 249
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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