Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Pahang Club

It was the earliest building built by the British in 1907. This building site was the first base where the English first administer Pahang. The purpose of building this house was for Sir Hugh Clifford's at upon of time was the Ulu Pahang Suprintendent who resided in Kuala Lipis.

In June 1898, Kuala Lipis had replaced Pekan as the capital state of Pahang. From the date this house was the official house of the British Resident. During that time the British Resident was Sir Hugh Clifford and planned to build a more suitable residence to monitor Lipis area. Later he found Bukit Resident a more suitable site. While waiting for the house in Bukit Resident to be completed, he resided in the Pahang Club House till 1922- source

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