Punggol Road, 1982 : general view [6]


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This 1982 photograph depicts kampong houses, amidst lush greenery, at the junction of Jalan Kampong Tengah and Punggol Road. Punggol, also spelt Ponggol, means "hurling sticks" - a method of bringing down fruits off fruit trees - in Malay. This indicates that Ponggol was a renowned fruit-growing district. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

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