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Swan Memorial

The Swan Memorial from a distance.A limestone wall supporting a tiled roof structure, the Memorial, erected in 1917, acted as a shelter for the then adjacent paddling pool. The pool was said to be the first of its kind in New Zealand.

The pool and the memorial, with its bronze bust of George H Swan, who promoted Marine Parade development, was dedicated in February 1918.


G H Swan Mayor 1885-1901 Swan Memorial 1917


Swan Memorial Images

The Swan Memorial plaque. The Swan Memorial ingravings. The Swan Memorial from a distance. The Swan Memorial during ocean spa construction. Front on view of the Swan Memorial. Close up view of the Swan Memorial.

Swan Memorial Location Map

Northern end of Marine Parade.

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