NAKHARA (Journal of Environmental Design and Planning)

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This article presents the result of documentary study, in combination with field surveys,in tracing the routes and places visited by King RAMA V during his incognito visit toSamut Songkhram Province in 1904. The result of the study reveals that most of those routesand places still exist today. Though some minor canals have become shallow or narrowertrespassing and though some places are in a dilapidated state, they still satisfactorily portraythe events that took place during the royal incognito visit. The remaining historic routes andplaces play a significant role in local history. Thay are invaluable cultural heritages of SamutSongkhram Province that should be conserved.

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