Site of Fort Galatea, [ca 1935]
Reference Number: PAColl-5584-27
Site of Fort Galatea, circa 1935
1 image, related to Fort Galatea.
Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 2, Reference Number PAColl-5584 (47 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photograph
Historical Notes: A large redoubt was established here on 3 and 4 May 1869 by Major John Mackintosh Roberts for a section of Colonel Geroge Whitmore's Armed Constabulary during the hunt for the leader Te Kooti. (Information from Wises New Zealand Guide, A Gazetteer of New Zealand' 1987, page 98)
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service16. Whakatane Co. Fort Galatea(PFP-004101)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Tall poplars grow on the site of old Fort Galatea.
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