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Did You Know-town: Park Lake was once called Lake Manning?

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At one time, Park Lake [GMap] was known as Manning Pond or Lake Manning.

It was named after Mrs Manning, a widow who started the City’s first public laundry. She used wooden barrels, cut in half, as tubs. She also provided an iron wash pot and let people use the bushes as makeshift clothes lines.

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At one time, Park Lake [GMap] was known as Manning Pond or Lake Manning.

It was named after Mrs Manning, a widow who started the City’s first public laundry. She used wooden barrels, cut in half, as tubs. She also provided an iron wash pot and let people use the bushes as makeshift clothes lines.