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The Castle of Good Hope. Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. Port Elizabeth, Star Fort, Namibia, East India Company, Cape Town South Africa, Places Of Interest, Holland, African Safari, Victoria

Castle of Good Hope the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and 1679, this pentagonal fortification replaced a small clay and timber fort built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishing a maritime replanishment station art the Cape of Good Hope for the Dutch East India Company, better known as the VOC (Verenigde Oos-Indische Compagnie).

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Milnerton c1920.

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John Stobart ‘Cape Town: The Bark "William Hales" Towing Out of Port in limited edition print showing the American bark, WILLIAM HALES. South African Art, Cape Town South Africa, Table Mountain, Historical Pictures, Tall Ships, African History, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Sailing Ships

Cape Town: The Bark, William Hales, Towing Out Of Port In 1886. The featured vessel in this painting is the American bark, William Holes. She was rounding the Cape of Good Hope from Singapore en route to New York when she went aground on a reef off Struis Point. The ships' log reveals the predicament. "Put in leaky. Struck reef off Struis Point and bumped very heavily. After setting all sail ship came off. All hands worked pumps. Water gained rapidly so made for Table Bay."

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N1 into Cape Town c1956.

On the extreme right is Ysterplaat Air Force base and a huge block of flats (military) now occupies the space where the houses are.To the left was Windemere, a low cost housing estate now long gone.a Railway line (to the airbase) crossed the road at about from where this photo was taken. Photo; Thanks to Gertrude Panzenberger Smith for the use of this image. For more of her images see;

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Remember the light dusting of snow that fell on Table Mountain on August 5, 2011? In the winter of 1948, four aspiring Cape Town engineering students experienced a sight that would leave any tourist (and local) jealous – a rare, snow-covered Table Mountain greeted these men as they decided to bunk a lecture and venture up our historic icon, which is now a competitor in the New7Wonders of Nature campaign. Now, due to the generosity and quick thinking of Rae Trew, we are able to view…

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Old photographs of Cape Town - TravelGround Blog

I was recently forwarded an email with a collection of old photographs that has been taken in Cape Town, including the above image of Cape Town Station. Aside from the location, no details were given as to the history of the […]

History: In 1652 the Dutch used Cape Town as a provision station as they sailed the continent tip. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Apartheid Museum, Cape Town South Africa, Out Of Africa, City Maps, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Woodstock

History: In 1652 the Dutch used Cape Town as a provision station as they sailed the continent tip.