Georgetown, Guyana, South America: Guyana has been a former colony of the Dutch, and for over 200 years of the British. It achieved independence from the United Kingdom on 26 May 1966 and became a Republic on 23 February
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Downtown Georgetown, Guyana, in the 1890s. View is south from Water and Church Streets . The tower on the left belonged to the Royal Agricultural Society. The tower in the distance, at the other end of Water Street, is at Stabroek Market. The horsetrams on the right are labeled "Vlissingen" and "Belair" [col. AM]: