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River Wharfe, Wharfemeadows Park

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The Francis Frith Collection
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FRITH/Box2/049/OLY 47
River Wharfe, Wharfemeadows Park
c1960. View of the River Wharfe and Wharfemeadows Park taken around the 1950s or 1960s. Rowing boats can be seen lined up against the steps. Boating was a popular pastime in the park from its early days, having started on 6th May 1925, the year after the park opened. Though the boats were revived for a spell in the 1990's they have been absent from the river for some years now.

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