TOWN HALL, SHIMLA

 Town Hall, old Shimla

This is an old photograph of Town Hall. Which was first built in 1860 in Tudor style architecture. Later it was again refurbished in 1908 when it had deteriorated. It had ‘Gaiety Theatre’, as a part of it at the beginning. It also had a ballroom, library, bar and numerous other public offices. This is old Shimla, charming and nostalgic.

                            KENNEDY LODGE, 1892, SHIMLA

Kennedy Lodge, 1892, old Shimla

This is Kennedy lodge built by Major Charles Pratt Kennedy, who was an army officer in Bengal artillery. He moved to Shimla after his tenure in Army. There he was appointed a political agent by the British at Shimla. During his stint, Shimla grew into a famous hill station.

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