close this bookA golden childhood on the late 1920's
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Hamilton

Describes Hamilton

"Was just the main street and the railway of course was over the main street there, with the railway station just near Victoria Street"

Remembers horses were tied up to ponga trees in Anglesea St.

Mentions some shops, Caro's. Not many cars even in Hamilton.

"If we saw a car we would rush home and tell our mothers"

Mentions Foster family who had farm at Hillcrest.