SD9204 : The Boathouse Alexandra Park Oldham

taken 13 years ago, near to Oldham, Great Britain

The Boathouse Alexandra Park Oldham
The Boathouse Alexandra Park Oldham
The park was created in 1865 to provide work for unemployed cotton workers during the 'cotton famine' caused by the American Civil War. The park was intended to provide the workers with a pleasant place for both relaxation and exercise. The boating lake used to have rowing boats for hire and an electric launch for the less energetic. The park, restyled and restored with lottery funding was reopened in 2004.
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SD9204, 136 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 September, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 February, 2008
Category
Boathouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 928 042 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:32.1019N 2:6.5336W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 929 041
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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